The Counting Women In coalition


The Counting Women In campaign is a new coalition set up by five leading campaigning organisations in democracy and women’s rights.

The campaign is aiming for 50/50 gender representation at all levels of national, local and devolved government. Join us.

the Centre for Women and Democracy

the Electoral Reform Society

the Fawcett Society

the Hansard Society

and Unlock Democracy


Equality = good politics

The call for change is growing and not-for-profit organisations and community groups are joining with us to demand an equal voice for women in politics. Find out how to make your organisation part of the movement for change.

Sign the petition

Make sure David Cameron keeps his promise to have 1/3 of his ministers be women by the end of his first term as Prime Minister.

Join the campaign

Sign up now to join the call for 50/50. We’ll send you all the latest news and details on how you can take action.

Share your story

We want to hear about your experiences. Help us to tell the real story of women in modern day politics.