Tag Archives: Gender equality

UK: Lib Dems, parental leave and flexible working. Old Etonians, Red Princes: Tories, Labour revert to dynastic politics.

Old Etonians and Red Princes: Tories and Labour are reverting to dynastic politics Telegraph.co.uk (blog) …Cameron’s trouble is that his chumocracy is overlaid with more than a whiff of class privilege that most of us thought had disappeared from politics 40 years … Continue reading

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Retirement not a matter for gender equality. Progress on UN gender goals marred by ‘honor’ system.

Are Capability And Commitment Enough To Bring More Women To The Table? Forbes As we celebrate International Women’s Day, it’s very disappointing that the business world still suffers from lack of female representation on boards … Retirement not a matter for gender equality, say most Global Times A recent survey … Continue reading

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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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UK: Feminism has wreaked havoc – time for women to hit back. Gender gap gives No camp some independence polling power.

Record View: Gender gap gives No camp some independence polling power Scottish Daily Record TODAY’S exclusive Daily Record poll on independence makes fascinating reading. It shows Alex Salmond faces a formidable challenge to secure a Yes vote in September’s referendum. With just six months to go, the First … Continue reading

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CHART: Men have 50 minutes more daily leisure than women. Parliamentary gender equality in less than 20 years?

CHART (US): How Women Spend Their Time Vs. How Men Spend Their Time Business Insider Australia Although we have made great strides towards women’s equality over the last few decades, men and women still spend their time in different ways. The Bureau of Labour … 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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Why you should talk politics on your first date. Gender inequality crucial to winning battle against poverty.

6 Liberal Democrat Leadership Contenders Who Could Replace Nick Clegg Huffington Post Jo Swinson – Business Minister UK With only seven female MPs the Lib Dems have a ‘women problem’ that arguably runs deeper than the Conservative Party’s troubles – Swinson could be the answer … Continue reading

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UK: Meet the Tory aide who thinks feminists ‘deserve a good slap’. Ire: Dublin Councillor calls for 50% of seats to go to women in local elections

Today's front page: Tories accused of covering up MP sex claim gu.com/p/3ndp9/tw http://t.co/NMOo6hOAzd— Guardian news (@guardiannews) March 11, 2014   Meet the Tory who thinks feminists ‘deserve a good slap’ Metro It turns out Ukip don’t have a monopoly on embarrassingly unprofessional … Continue reading

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UK: Cameron to host summit on FGM and forced marriage. How Labour will strengthen family life and relationships.

How Labour will strengthen family life and relationships New Statesman Today, Labour’s Policy Review is running a symposium on family life and relationships. In this period of austerity, we need to support families, and use the power of their relationships and the networks they … Continue reading

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Hormones and Women Voters: A Very Modern Scientific Controversy. Crucial role of men in gender equality. Gender bias in political coverage

The crucial role of men in gender equality MSNBC …This isn’t a gender war. Gender equality is not about women fighting men, about women taking from men, or men losing parts of themselves. When men speak out against gender inequality brought on … Continue reading

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