Gender and Politics in the media

Does Galloway have guts to repeat views on rape to my face? Merkel, Clinton Top Forbes Power Rankings

Rape and the left: Assange, Galloway and the problem with women Yahoo! News UK We’ve had a long way to travel and we’ve still got a long way to go, but if you look at various attempts to strengthen rape laws it’s been led by women in Labour. It’s been Tories who decried it, who argued for anonymity for rape defendants as if by…

Inspiration Day for Scottish Liberal Democrat women Liberal Democrat Voice I have attended hundreds of extremely useful Liberal Democrat training sessions over the years. Virtually all of them have been very good, but the ones which have been most helpful have been those run by Women Liberal Democrats.

Does Galloway have guts to repeat views on rape to my face? The Sun GEORGE Galloway is a member of Parliament and is now effectively telling the thousands of women who have been the victim of date rape that no such thing exists. He is a middle-aged man whose comments are out-dated and could seriously affect…

Opinion: Why have men lost touch with reality over rape? CNN George Galloway, for those of you who may not have been closely following his every utterance (I’m with you there), has been defending WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange who is holed up in the Ecuadorian Embassy behind the upmarket department store 

UK lawmaker criticized over Assange rape comments Albany Democrat Herald Two lawmakers on different sides of the Atlantic were lambasted by women’s rights campaigners and colleagues on Tuesday after making contentious comments about rape. British lawmaker George Galloway was chastised by the leader of his own political 

Time for a female Justice minister – MPs The Independent Louise Mensch, who recently announced her resignation as a Tory MP to be with her husband in New York, has criticised David Cameron for appointing an all-male team to the Ministry of Justice. Ms Mensch has demanded that a female lawyer should be …

Merkel And Clinton Top Forbes Power Rankings Eagle Radio German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have been named as the world’s most powerful women by Forbes magazine. For Ms Merkel – who beat Ms Clinton to first place – it is her second consecutive year topping the esteemed rankings. Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff made it into third place. US First Lady Michelle Obama came seventh in the list.

Women who give up top jobs to be full time mums  Belfast Telegraph … and was hotly tipped to become one of David Cameron’s ministers. All that has changed however. The woman tipped as the future of Conservative politics resigned her seat earlier this month to spend more time with her children and husband Peter…

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