Opposition calls for parliamentary debate, saying women risk being criminalised if two-child limit is imposed in region.
Minister Guy Opperman’s comments enrage ‘Waspi’ campaigners – and Conservative MPs join criticism of policy.
Form requiring rape victims to declare they do not live with attacker called ‘inhumane and barbaric’ and a ‘vile policy’.
Controversial move, which requires woman who had third child as result of rape to verify her position, added to existing act.
Labour urges Conservatives to look at disproportionate impact of tax and spending policies on women.
Women and equalities committee makes claim after ministers reject proposals aimed at helping women back into workforce.
Tax and benefit changes since 2010 have increased equality gap.
Scottish parliament hears about women and girls using newspaper and socks as ‘period poverty’ is debated for first time.
SNP MP says proposals to scrutinise women who have third child due to rape was stigmatising and has no place in the 21st century.
Scheme to develop role of care practitioners and address shortages is scrapped along with projects designed to boost opportunities for women.
Sally Davies’ report says children of obese women may develop health problems, and warns pregnancy is not a time to eat for two.
Figures show more than 75% of estimated savings will come from women under cuts planned by Tories if they win election