Female chairman for Labour Party in Carlisle. Could Hillary Clinton ever be our Thatcher?

New Hampshire State Senator Calls Women “Vaginas” In Legislative Email Cosmopolitan (blog) Forget Mitt Romney’s “binders full of women” gaffe, which, until now, rang in as one of the most ridiculous, offensive statements that politicians have made about women. (And let’s not forget Todd Akin’s crack reproductive biology skills, of course.) …

Karen Atkinson

Female chairman for Labour Party in Carlisle in-cumbria Not only that, at 34 Karen Atkinson is the city council’s youngest member and believes she marks the point of change for the political party. “I was elected unopposed,” she told The Cumberland News. “In fact, the chair, secretary and treasurer – the …

Labour Must Do Better On Diversity Shifting Grounds Consider, for example, proposed European legislation for quotas for women in boardrooms, backed by Labour’s MEP’s. I’m a supporter of the initiative, but what position are we in to tell businesses what to do when only one of Labour’s seven Executive …

Labour women open up about Margaret Thatcher’s legacy Telegraph.co.uk Three years after Margaret Thatcher became Britain’s first woman prime minister, a female Labour colleague, who’d entered Parliament at a by-election, had a burning question for her. With the summer holidays approaching, what were working mothers to do …

Tessa Jowell: Thatcher’s legacy for women was nonexistent The Guardian Today, the increase in women’s representation has led to greater emphasis on working in teams, doing away with the grandstanding and one-upmanship of a male-dominated institution. While in government, I would always be asked what I wanted my next …

Could Hillary Clinton ever be our Thatcher? MiamiHerald.com In the United States, three decades after Thatcher, a woman still has to back into her positions. Watch Hillary come out for same- sex marriage in a well-rehearsed video — after it was entirely safe. (Every Democratic senator but three politically …

COLUMN: Where are the women? Aiken Standard Women make up 51 percent of the population in South Carolina, but if you look at our legislature or the makeup of public boards and commissions, you would wonder where we are. We have one woman serving in the state Senate and only 19 women out of …

Transgender for president? Pakistanis challenge stereotypes in elections Al-Arabiya “Women who are fed up with the political heavyweights — who win elections from our area but don’t do anything for the people — asked me to defeat both of them,” she said. “I am pretty sure about beating them and getting more than 60,000 votes.” …

Women Candidates for the Next Elections in …

Congress councillors, women’s wing members resign en masse The Hindu All the 39 councillors of Davangere City Corporation (belonging to the Congress) have tendered their resignations protesting against the decision of the party not to field former Minister S.S. Mallikarjun from Davangere North Assembly constituency.

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One Response to Female chairman for Labour Party in Carlisle. Could Hillary Clinton ever be our Thatcher?

  1. digger666 says:

    Reblogged this on digger666 and commented:
    Today must set a record for direct reblogs from other WordPress sites. Keep posting great pieces and I’ll happily recycle them, here and elsewhere…

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