Women over 50 at work

newsboxThis month the TUC will publish its report on women over 50 at work and Labour’s older women’s commission, led by figures such as Miriam O’Reilly and the Guardian’s Jackie Ashley, will also publish its findings this year.

Melissa Benn writes in the Guardian and asks “Why aren’t middle-aged women the face of angry protest?” She suggests that older women are beginning to speak out and refusing to “go beige into old age.” She states that while feminism is largely shaped by younger women it is in fact older women who are at the sharp edge of discrimination and it is those women who should be protesting more. You can read the full article here.

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