Gender and Politics in the media

UK: Yes campaign struggling to attract women voters. Treat online abuse of women, girls as robustly as offline.

British Orthodox women join US feminists in fight for rights Jewish Chronicle Orthodox women have made progress in gaining a greater role in Jewish religious life, but more still needs to be done, says a leading campaigner.

Bedroom Tax: Thousands of disabled people hit by charge despite … Thousands of disabled people hit by the Bedroom Tax have been refused emergency help – despite a pledge by David Cameron to support them.

Do daughters make you conservative? BBC News So, parents turn to social conservatism, and its emphasis on female chastity, to protect their daughters from commitment-phobic, casual-sex-loving …

Susanna Reid ‘wants a slap’, says Conservative Euro MP candidate The Bolton News A POLITICIAN has been accused of advocating violence towards women after sending a tweet asking if anyone would want to slap BBC Breakfast …

Furious Harman lashes out at Labour chief over women’s role The Times (subscription) Harriet Harman “went crazy” at Douglas Alexander, Labour’s election chief, over his running of the party’s campaign and the role given to women, …


The Labour MP Stella Creasy, who has been subject to online abuse. Photograph: Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images

Treat online abuse of women and girls as robustly as offline … The Guardian The Labour MP Stella Creasy, who has been subject to online abuse. …Women’s groups are calling on the police and prosecutors to treat abuse of …

David Cameron: Our welfare reforms are ‘compassionate’ Welfare reforms are “compassionate” and the government should “not be concerned” with growing criticism from senior religious figures on the moral …

Yes campaign struggling to attract women voters Herald Scotland … overall ratings for former Labour chancellor Alistair Darling, the head of the pro-UK Better Together campaign, and Prime Minister David Cameron.


Tony Abbott hints at cuts to his parental leave scheme The Australian TONY Abbott faces a blockade in the Senate on his flagship policy to boost paid … A woman on a salary of $100,000 would receive $50,000 under the …

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