Gender and Politics in the media

UK: Durham mother’s campaign to tackle sexism in toy stores. RAF Nurse Wins Sex Discrimination Battle

Durham mother’s campaign to tackle sexism in toy stores The Northern Echo A NORTH-East mother is raising awareness of a campaign to promote gender equality in children’s toy departments. Tricia Lowther, from Bearpark, Durham, is part of an initiative to encourage stores not to segregate play equipment based on the sex of the …

Lady Hale becomes most senior female judge in British legal history The Guardian Lady Hale has become the most senior female judge in British legal history … With a long academic background, which is unusual among practising judges, …

‘Don’t you think we are capable of using the vote wisely?’ This is Nottingham A CENTURY ago the Women’s Suffrage movement was in full cry, with some supporters prepared to go to prison in their fight to win the vote. But in Victorian times the campaign had begun much more sedately. . Trailblazers: American women at a booth …

Group Captain Wendy Williams had served in the RAF since 1984

 

RAF Nurse Wins Sex Discrimination Battle Sky News … the outcome of the tribunal and will now consider the judgement in full. “The RAF is fully committed to the Equality Act 2010 and has consistently received extensive recognition for its work on gender equality and in promoting career opportunities …

The Five Unanswered Questions On Gender Forbes Last month, I took the train up to the beautiful city of Cambridge to speak at their Gender Summit. Over the course of the day, and with the help of a varied panel of business and academic speakers, we explored what it takes to promote gender equality …

Votes open for ‘Spare Rib’ rename Telegraph.co.uk The Other Woman – the movement aimed at women who think differently. The Purple Notebook – Doris Lessing in suffragette colours. Speculum – the punk option, but will it make voters wince? The Feminist Times – pleasingly literal minded, like calling a …

Courageous case highlights Govt inaction – Labour Voxy The landmark equal pay case launched in the employment court yesterday highlights the Government’s 19th Century thinking on the value of work performed by women, say Labour MPs Sue Moroney and Darien Fenton. Kristine Bartlett, an aged care worker …

BMA urges prime minister to retract women GPs ‘burden’ claim GP online The BMA has urged the government to retract comments by Conservative MPs who suggested female doctors were ‘a burden’ on the NHS because many work part-time. Add to CPD Organiser. Dr Helena McKeown: part-timers often work more than half day.

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