Policy consultation responses archive
See the work we've done to get girls' voices heard through our responses to policy consultations and calls for evidence
We use what girls have told us when responding to consultations and calls for evidence from government departments, parliament, non-governmental organisations, regulators, other charities and third party bodies.
This is our archive of all the consultation responses we have given.
We emphasise the need to include a greater consideration of issues confronting girls and women within the government's Industrial Strategy, which aims to 'make the economy work for everyone' through actions such as investing in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) research and improving workers' digital skills.
We highlight the need to tackle the barriers faced by both men and women in the workplace.
Women and Equalities Committee inquiry into Government plans for achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goal 5
The Committee wanted evidence on how the Government can implement Goal 5 – which is to achieve gender equality and empower all girls and women by 2030. We submitted evidence based on what girls have told us through the Girls’ Attitudes Survey and Girls Matter campaign.
The House of Commons Public Bill Committee requested evidence as part of their review of the Digital Economy Bill.We submitted evidence from the Girls’ Attitudes Survey to inform the proposal in the Bill around introducing age-verification for online pornography.
The Advertising Standards Authority wanted to hear what stakeholders think about gender stereotyping in advertising and the evidence available on the impact of this.
The Women and Equalities Select Committee wanted to discover the scale of sexual harassment and sexual violence in primary and secondary schools in the UK. They wanted to know about the impact it's having and get practical recommendations to reduce the levels of sexual harassment and sexual violence in schools.
This consultation from the Department for Education asked respondents for information on best practice in peer support for children and young people’s mental wellbeing, what was currently available and how provision could be improved.We submitted a response to highlight the important role peer support and education can have and included information about our peer education programme.
This consultation from the Department for Education asked for feedback on proposed changes to Keeping children safe in education. This is statutory guidance that all schools and colleges in England must consider when carrying out their duties to safeguard and promote the welfare of children. We submitted a response based on the issues girls tell us are important in keeping them safe.