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A Feminist Manifesto: 11 issues ladies wish to see in 2024

“We have to see funding commitments for specialist home abuse providers, from the present and any potential future governments so that girls and ladies who’ve skilled abuse will be correctly supported to rebuild their lives. A long time of continual underfunding within the sector, and the cost-of-living disaster, have meant that correct sustainable funding is desperately wanted.”

8. Transgender ladies’s security

A Feminist Manifesto 11 things women want to see in 2024

Charlie Craggs, actress and activist: “There was a really strategic PR marketing campaign within the media and on social media to rebrand transgender individuals from the bullied to the bully – all whereas we proceed to be bullied. We’re not a hazard; we’re *in* hazard. I pray 2024 is the yr individuals begin to realise this earlier than issues get even worse.”

9. Authorized reform

Dr Charlotte Proudman

Dr Charlotte Proudman: “As a barrister representing survivors of violence, I wish to pay tribute to their bravery in talking out about their experiences of the justice system; many ladies describe being handled like criminals fairly than victims, while others describe the trial as worse than the violence they suffered.

“Life is just not a lot better for barristers who struggle for the rights of ladies. I, like many different ladies and marginalised barristers, have suffered systemic bullying by colleagues for talking out about injustice and misogyny. The Bar Council revealed a report exhibiting that 44% of those that replied to a survey had witnessed or skilled bullying.

“As we step into the brand new yr, it’s our collective obligation to advocate for change. I wish to see everybody within the justice system unwaveringly supported and guarded. Let’s resolve to champion a authorized system that reveres variety, equality and a elementary proper to talk reality to energy in 2024.”

10. Take maternal rights significantly

Joeli Brearley, CEO and founding father of Pregnant Then Screwed: “In 2024, we lastly wish to see the federal government take the rights of moms significantly. From being pregnant and maternity discrimination, which impacts three-quarters of moms, to an absence of inexpensive and high-quality childcare, to a parental depart system which reinforces the notion that it’s a girl’s job to do the caring.

“It’s excessive time laws supported a lady’s proper to have youngsters and a profession, ought to she so want. We, subsequently, wish to see a rise in correctly paid paternity depart, funding for nurseries and childminders that can allow them to offer high-quality training and care, and all jobs to be marketed as versatile except there’s a good enterprise cause not to take action, for non-disclosure agreements to be unenforceable in instances of discrimination, and eventually an extension to the time restrict to lift a tribunal declare so that girls have extra probability of accessing the justice they deserve.”

11. Peace for all ladies impacted by battle

Niki Ignatiou, Senior Humanitarian Coverage and Analysis Specialist at ActionAid UK: “In a yr the place we’ve witnessed a sharp enhance in violent and acute conflicts internationally, we’ve misplaced sight of the sheer trauma ladies and ladies are dealing with each single day. With greater than 600 million ladies and ladies residing in conflict-affected nations, we’re failing complete generations of ladies and the communities they’re serving to to maintain on their ft. Widespread human rights abuses are being witnessed within the ongoing battle in Ukraine, in conflicts in Sudan, the DRC, and with the escalation of violence in Gaza, the West Financial institution, and Israel, it’s clear that in 2024 way more must be executed to guard ladies’s rights and their security.”

For extra from Glamour UK’s Lucy Morgan, comply with her on Instagram @lucyalexxandra.



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