Her comments came as it was revealed that the gender pay gap at her department has grown significantly under her leadership.
The pandemic has meant lost working hours and redundancies for women, according to a new report.
The Fawcett Society and West Midlands Women's Voice say they want inequality addressed, and accessible mental health hubs set up in high streets.
Social isolation and struggling to get access to food and medicines are among the issues disproportionately affecting disabled women in the Covid-19 pandemic.
Black, Asian and minority ethnic women are more likely to worry about debt as a result of the pandemic.
Maternal employment will not recover to pre-crisis levels without a significant and strategic investment in our childcare infrastructure, female leaders say in an open letter to the Prime Minister.
Six in ten women either know they're being paid less than male counterparts or are left in the dark, says Fawcett Society.
The Fawcett Society’s Sex and Power index charts the extent of male domination of positions of power – and it's not good news.
The gender pay gap is unlikely to close for 60 years – unless we act now.
Adverts are the wallpaper of our society so it’s only appropriate regulation prevents them from reflecting a world where gender inequalities are inevitable, The Fawcett Society's Ella Smillie writes.