🧵21 facts on how women's rights are being curtailed across the Globe.
1. #Train services in UK plan to remove guards and ticket officers - endangering women, especially disabled women.
2. A women is killed every 3 days in the UK, every 5 hours globally for women and girls.
3. In #familycourt women are silenced, their abuse is ignored via the weapon of control allegations of 'parental alienation' - resulting in stolen children. See our pinned tweet.
4. The 2022 mean GPG (the difference between men and women's average hourly pay) is 5.45% &the median is 9.71%. An hourly difference of £1.44. (Gov.UK)
5. Nurses - 89% are women, salaries have fallen by 20%, there is a mass exodus from the profession NHS Digital
6. women spend 2-10 x more time on unpaid care work than men globally (OECD). More than 2,415 women this month told @PregnantScrewed they either had or intended to return to work early due to the cost of living crisis. A third intended to take seven months or less maternity leave
7. Women's #Pensions were tied to their husband's NI contribution those born after 1951 aren't entitled to the newer state pension and the triple lock pension promise has been suspended meaning they are essentially shafted at the moment. Rosemary Chattel, was underpaid by £108k
8. Reproductive rights are being rolled back across the world - The Taliban have just banned contraception. Coerced reproduction will continue to rise.
9. Women global leaders are resigning due to gender trolling e.g. Jacinda
10. Hate crimes on #transwomen are rising #BriannaGhey
11. WHO report more than 200 million girls and women alive today have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM)with lifelong implications for health, fertility & #trauma, it is not comparable to male circumcision.
12. 1 in 2 women have experienced sexual harassment at work in UK. (TUC)
13. An investigation by UN Women UK found that 97% of women aged 18-24 have been sexually harassed, with a further 96% not reporting those situations because of the belief that it would not change anything.
14. 70% of speaking parts in Hollywood films are taken by men, (though female characters are five times more likely to strip down to 'sexy' clothing.) (University of Southern California)
15. Women e.g. #AmberHeard face defamation & global backlash for even speaking out on abuse
16. 73% of women surveyed had experienced online violence (UNESCO)
17. 88% Porn contains violence against women and girls. 35% of all internet downloads are porn (@CultureReframed).
18. 500 million females lack access to menstrual products and hygiene facilities. (Michel, 2022).
19. Globally around 21% of young women were married before their 18th birthday. 650 million girls and women alive today were married as children. 12 million girls under 18 are married each year. (Unicef).
20. As of September 2022, there were 28 countries where 30 women serve as Heads of State and/or Government. At the current rate, gender equality in the highest positions of power will not be reached for another 130 years (UN). Only 1/3 of UK MPs are women.
21. Women have been cited in history as wanting equality as early as circa 300 BC (Plato). We do not want to wait another few thousand years for equality. Women rise up.

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A 🧵 on '#ParentalAlienation' in #familycourt.
PA advocates claim there is an abundance of credible research, there is no shortage of research that's true, of highly questionable studies with no control groups, no objective clinical selection criteria and no
systematic consideration of other reasons a child may reject a parent (see Milchman, Mercer and Drew, Barnett, Meier etc). The studies are 'methodologically weak', non random and not generalizable, unlike the ONLY study on FC outcomes by Meier, which found PA is highly gendered,
benefitting only fathers and '(virtually doubling) courts’ rejection of mothers’ abuse claims, and mothers’ losses of custody to the father accused of abuse'. The PA advocates rely on studies that overly use retrospective accounts and use scales that 'lack credible basis', see
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