UK: Husbands will have to discuss porn plans with their wives, says Cameron. 30% Female Quota for German Boards Proposed.

‘We are a success story of multicultural Britain’: Labour select Uma … getwestlondon Uma Kumaran was selected by Labour members on Saturday after putting herself forward in a women-only campaign and is delighted to have her party put their …

Mandatory porn filters will be applied by internet service providers. Photo: Alamy

Embarrassed husbands will have to discuss plans to watch online … Telegraph.co.uk Embarrassed husbands who want to opt-out of porn controls in their homes will have to “have a discussion” with their wives once tough new filters are applied by internet service providers, David Cameron has said.

The Prime Minister said that nine out of ten households will soon be required by the companies that provide their internet to turn off a pre-set parental control filter if they want to access online pornography in their homes.

Earlier on Monday Google vowed to block child pornography, with David Cameron welcoming the move to tackle illegal images as a “significant step forward”.

However critics have raised the issue of “embarrassed” adults who want to access legal pornography but do not want to discuss that with their partner.

Shadow transport minister Mary Creagh sets out Labour’s 2015 … The Guardian Six weeks into her job as shadow transport minister, Mary Creagh talked to the Public Leaders Network and set out Labour‘s biggest priorities for transport in the run-up to the 2015 general election.

Creagh is scathing of the government’s spending on infrastructure and maintenance. She said there had been a lot of stop-start funding during this parliament,and that although there is a huge road maintenance budget for 2015 to 2020, the time to have done road building was when the economy was flatlining and 130,000 jobs were lost in the construction sector.

Telegraph Wonder Women’s Better Sex Education campaign attracts … Telegraph.co.uk The campaign, called Better Sex Education, is calling on David Cameron to update sex … Teacher and parent groups have backed Telegraph Wonder Women’s …

Public Health Chief: there is no political will to stop sexualisation of … Telegraph.co.uk Telegraph Wonder Women is campaigning for better sex education, urging David Cameron to bring sex and relationships education into the 21st century.

Labour veteran warns party morale at ‘all-time low’ Irish Independent A LABOUR veteran has warned that morale in the party is at an “all-time low” and that women voters are deserting it for the first time in living memory.

Labour MPs join marches to support rape survivors Voxy Labour MPs will join the many concerned New Zealanders taking part in today’s marches to support rape survivors. “Today’s Day of Action demands that we act,” Labour’s Women’s Affairs spokesperson Carol Beaumont says.

“Recent high profile predatory sexual assaults have not only led to an outpouring of community concern, but highlighted serious problems within society.

“New Zealand has an appallingly high level of violence against women. It is estimated that just 10 per cent of sexual violence offences are reported to police and of those only eight per cent result in convictions.

“That is everyone’s problem.

30% Female Quota for German Boards Proposed Wall Street Journal (Subscription) BERLIN—German companies listed on the stock exchange will need at least 30% of supervisory board members to be female from 2016, according to proposed legislation.

Germany’s two largest parties, Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc and the left-leaning Social Democrats, agreed on the quota Sunday during talks on forming a broad coalition government, according to Manuela Schwesig, the Social Democrats’ main negotiator in the…

Elect Her addresses gender gap in political leadership The News Record A longstanding gender gap exists between men and women regarding political leadership, according to the American Association of University Women.

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