Local Election Campaign – Respect My Sex

In corporations and councils, from parliament to playgrounds, the two sexes – man and woman, male and female – are being sidelined in language, law, policy and public spaces.

Council Elections 5th May 2022

There are council elections taking place in many parts of the UK this May. Many local councillors will be standing for election. Help us find out what they will do to uphold the rights of women and girls in their wards.

Check this list for details of the elections taking place

Elections are a good time to ask candidates questions but you can ask them of any political representatives, even if they are not facing an election.

You can find out who your candidates are here

Questions for candidates

Women Uniting and Woman’s Place UK have these suggestions for questions to pose to candidates and canvassers for the local elections on 5th May.

Women Uniting have also produced this template email to send to your candidates.

To find out more about the Women Uniting Campaign please click on this link.

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