Latest News

September 2018

September Newsletter Issue

Fighting False Rape Allegations, highlighting a recent case of Sexual Rape at Waterloo Station, Questions put forward to the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC). click here.


March / April 2018

Domestic Violence & Abuse Report 2018 From PARITY UK

PARITY UK has complied a report, highlighting the gap on all Domestic and Abuse Violence in all thirty two London Boroughs.


Parity action group

Archived Briefings

Our previous archived briefings / vacancies that were published by PARITY UK, can be
found here.


Suicides in the UK

May 2014

More than three times as many men as women kill themselves in the UK, some 4,590
in 2012 compared to 1,491 women. Such numbers are over three times higher for both
sexes than deaths from road accidents.
The highest rates of deaths from suicide per
100,000 population were in the 35 to 54 age group for both sexes, and overall were higher
in Scotland and Northern Ireland than in England and Wales for both men and women.
See Article

Men and Women and the Criminal Justice System

September 2013

Are men and women treated equally by the Criminal Justice System in England and Wales? Certainly, more males than females pass through the System, and more males than females
are more severely dealt with, including imprisonment. The appraisal in this Briefing Paper of
relevant government published statistics, mostly for year 2011, is an attempt to scrutinise the data in more detail to see if some clearer pattern emerges and open an debate about sex equality in the Criminal Justice System.
See Article

Speech and Language Therapists

June 2013

Speech and language therapy (SLT) is predominantly a �white female� profession �
earlier RCSLT data shows that 98.5% of qualified SLTs were White European compared
to 1.5% whose ethnicity was recorded as �other�. Additionally, almost 100% of therapists are female.
See Article

Local Authority Allocation Of Funding By Gender

April 2013

The 26 charts featured in this Paper, covering a range of local authorities, show a disparity
in discretionary funding between expenditure on males and females which is generally large
and consistently in favour of females. This is a different perspective from that usually presented
in the media, where females tend to be seen as disadvantaged. .
See Article

Is Action Overdue on Boys� Academic Underachievement?

March 2013

The aim of this briefing paper is to collate basic factual data on gender and education
with a view to informing public debate.
See Article