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UK: What do women Lib Dems want? Dame Tessa Jowell: I’ll live to see another woman PM. Sexism: Still All Around Us

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Dame Tessa Jowell: I’ll live to see another woman PM Telegraph.co.uk Off into a fast paced but reflective discussion about politics, David Cameron and…women. The truth quickly unfolds that despite having all this extra free time – she has already set several goals for this coming year – and surprise, surprise, they are …

What do women Lib Dems want? Liberal Democrat Voice When asked if voters recognise that Lib Dems have championed women’s issues, for example our achievement of lifting thousands of women out of paying income tax by raising the personal tax allowance, most (58%) thought voters did not recognise this.

‘I’ll never flaunt my wife like David Cameron’ says UKIP leader Nigel Farage Mirror.co.uk The UKIP boss winces when he talks about David Cameron using wife Sam to promote the Tory party, his German spouse Kirsten will never be a “Politician’s WAG,” ever. Nigel told the Sunday People : “I won’t be parading my wife, like the other leaders.

Sexism: Still All Around Us Huffington Post UK I never gave much thought to sexism while growing up. After all, it was the 1990s and then the twenty-first century. The suffrage movement was a chapter in history books which I studied at an all-girls private school, where dozens of women each year went on to study at Oxbridge and then to successful high-power careers. Any inequality in this scenario was not a problem of gender.

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