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Alice Arkwright

Alice Arkwright works at the TUC. She writes in a personal capacity.

Women bear the brunt

While the cost of living crisis is hitting most people, Alice Arkwright looks at how it will hit women hardest

Women in firing line

Alice Arkwright says TUC research spotlights gender discrimination writ large in the pandemic

Women in coronavirus firing line

Alice Arkwright sees a roll-back of gender equality in Covid-19 crisis

MeToo victory shows collective power of women

Alice Arkwright on the significance of Weinstein’s serial sexual abuse conviction

Johnson gets tougher on child refugees

Alice Arkwright says the new ‘compliant environment’ treats asylum seekers with abuse and rejection

Sexism at work still rife

Alice Arkwright on a new report exposing widespread sexual harassment in the workplace

Way to go on women’s liberation

Alice Arkwright sees woeful progress on gender equality worldwide

A Prevent style plan will not reduce serious violence

Alice Arkwright on the wrong way to tackle knife crime Saddening stories of youth violence, specifically knife crime in London, have dominated headlines in the first few...

Lift the Ban 

While asylum seekers are denied the right to work and face poverty or detention, Alice Arkwright finds little urgency in Home Secretary Sajid Javid’s planned review

The Girl Effect

Alice Arkwright welcomes ‘girls’ education’ celebrity endorsements but highlights flaws in the campaign

Legal abortion is a human right

Alice Arkwright says it's time for government action to decriminalise abortion