Tag Archives: American politics

GOP Needs a Better Story for Women. Huckabee Thinks Female Candidates Require ‘a Sense of Pedestal’.

‘Boss Bill’ prevents employer’s religious beliefs from infringing on women’s health care decisions Legislative Gazette With the Women’s Equality Act stalled in the Senate Labor Committee, advocates want to ensure that the reproductive health rights secured by the … Mike Huckabee Thinks Female Candidates Require ‘a Sense of Pedestal’ National Journal There’s good … Continue reading

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How Conservative Media’s Slut-Shaming Helped Inspire Scientific Study. People ‘less apathetic’ to female leaders.

How Conservative Media’s Slut-Shaming Helped Inspire A Scientific Study Media Matters for America (blog) New research confirms that providing women access to free birth control does not result in women having sex with more partners — a false claim that … A conservative ‘war on women’? That’s just silly Fox News The idea of … Continue reading

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US: GOP’s Project Grow withers. Madison, WI among ‘Best cities for feminists’. Do Male or Female Physicians Do More Housework?

Black Women Are an Electoral Voting Force. Recognize. RH Reality Check The 2014 midterm elections are fast approaching, and Planned Parenthood Action Fund has just rolled out its campaign to help educate voters about candidates’ positions on women’s health. “We know that women’s health is … Continue reading

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US: March is Women’s History Month. Dems Wooing White Male Voters. Women: Elusive jewels in GOP brooch.

Women make up majority of DCCC’s ‘Red to Blue’ candidates Washington Post (blog) The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee announced its first wave of “Red to Blue” U.S. House contenders for the midterm elections Monday, picking mostly women for a program meant to highlight … Continue reading

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‘Yes Scotland’ activists and women voters. Internet revolutionized Mormon feminism. ‘Hello! My Name Is: Feminists Unite’

MP discusses independence with Ellon women Inverurie Herald Local ‘Yes Scotland’ activists organised a coffee morning last weekend which welcomed around forty women voters, mostly unsure how they are voting in September’s Independence referendum. Women were able to enjoy a cup of coffee … Continue reading

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Feb 22 round-up: Working with masculinities. Hate Sexism? Why Are You Making These Mistakes?

Myth and Reality: New Alliances to Challenge Stereotypes and Build Gender Equality Beyond 2015 Institute of Development Studies All over the world women’s rights activists, gender experts, donors, government representatives, and UN staffers are gearing up for this year’s … Purdue department heads face gender inequality with salary, selection Purdue … Continue reading

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Feb 20 Media round-up. Cambridge University staff call for action on academia gender equality.

Afghan Youth Debates: Women Must Vote to Secure Rights Institute for War and Peace Reporting Female voters could only secure real change by confronting societal … “It is women who raise the children of this country, and women form half of … Gender equity: even sector’s best not good enough Times Higher Education Discrimination against women persists … Continue reading

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UK: Cambridge dons: beat gender gap in top uni jobs. Mallika Sherawat brings gender inequality views to Oxford debate.

Who will replace David Cameron as Tory leader? Maybe a man you don’t expect The Guardian Slowly but surely, discreet campaigns to succeed David Cameron as Tory party leader are slipping through the gears. There is little loyalty amid the ambitions of Westminster. But … Continue reading

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US: Clinton launches data drive on women’s empowerment. Canada Income Splitting: So Divisive It’s Splitting the Tories.

Politics Counts: Why ‘Women’s Issues’ Won’t Bridge the Gender Gap Wall Street Journal (blog) …While much attention has been paid to the split over “women’s issues” such as reproductive rights or the need for Republicans to “learn how to talk women,” the truth is … Continue reading

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