• Friday, August 19, 2022

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Stella Creasy MP: “More work is needed to end the gender pay gap and keep women safe”

FIGHT FOR FAIRNESS: People take part in a gender equality march in London to mark International Women’s Day (Photo by: CHRIS J RATCLIFFE/AFP/Getty Images)

By: Lauren Codling

by Stella Creasy, Labour MP for Walthamstow EACH year on International Women’s Day (8), we champion how far we have come in making Britain a more equal society, and renew our commitment to the work we have yet to do. We may now have had more than one female prime minister in a generation, but 70 per cent of our MPs are men. More than 50 other countries have proportionally more women in their parliaments than the UK, and without change it would take 70 years – or 14 general elections – to achieve an equal number of women MPs. Narrowing the…

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