United Kingdom: government declines to adopt recommendations in ‘Sexism in the City’ report

On 14 May, the UK parliament's Treasury Committee published the government's response to its 'Sexism in the City' report, which highlighted the poor progress made in terms of gender equality in the country's financial sector and a culture that "holds back" the rise of women. While the UK government shares the concerns expressed by the parliamentary committee, it has not committed to banning the use of non-disclosure agreements in sexual harassment cases, as the report recommended.

Through Nathalie Tran. Published on 04 June 2024 Ă  12h35 - Update on 04 June 2024 Ă  12h36

The UK government has reacted to the recent ‘Sexism in the City’ report by the House of Commons Treasury Committee. Published in March, the report found a “shocking” level of sexism and misogyny in the financial services sector, which employs more than 2.5 million people in the country.…

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