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April 2020

News Briefing - April 2020

A overview on current issues, such as Both Parents Matter Contact Survey to Ground-breaking TEDX Talk by Male Victim of Domestic Abuse and COVID-19: Resources and Support for Men And Boys.

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Janaury 2020

News Briefing - January 2020

A brief glimpse into Selection Of Select Commitee Enquiry: Mental Health Of Men And Boys, other issues such as The Real Reason Why Girls Out Performing Boys At School.

PARITY

Parity action group

Current Objectives

  • all laws to be gender neutral unless relating to pregnancy and childbirth.
  • equal application of laws to men and women with only individual considerations, not gender or other grouping, in all stages of prosecution and sentencing;
  • equal provisions for men and women in all statutory and public policies and benefits;
  • equal treatment of victims of domestic violence, both male and female, and their children;
  • substantially equal public funding for medical research into and treatment of male and female specific diseases;
  • equal status for separated parents and more rigorous enforcement of child contact and of maintenance orders;
  • effective Government policies to address academic underachievement of boys and encourage a more even balance between men and women in teaching, especially in primary schools ;
  • funding for research into the reasons for and means of reducing the persistent difference in life expectancy between men and women;
  • equal anonymity for defendants and complainants in sex offence cases unless a particular case, with specific court agreement, may demonstrably benefit from releasing the name of the defendant;
  • equal liability of men and women over 60 in respect of National Insurance contributions (NICs);
  • mitigation, and no further aggravation, of the present inequality as between men and women in state pension provision due to the continuing unequal state pension ages (lasting until year 2018);