Gender and Politics in the media

Feb 20 Media round-up. Cambridge University staff call for action on academia gender equality.

Afghan Youth Debates: Women Must Vote to Secure Rights Institute for War and Peace Reporting Female voters could only secure real change by confronting societal … “It is women who raise the children of this country, and women form half of …

Gender equity: even sector’s best not good enough Times Higher Education Discrimination against women persists in the UK academy, even in institutions that have been recognised for their good employment practices, …

Gender equality European Voice The European Commission has proposed renewing the mandate of the director of the European Gender Equality Institute, Virginija Langbakk, until …

Cambridge University staff call for action on academia gender equality HRmagazine.co.uk The university’s gender equality champion Dame Athene Donald said female staff members backed the suggestion a male-bias existed in the sector.

NGOs help girls in rural India tackle female illiteracy, gender inequality The National … and cultural norms and antecedents of distinct ethnic and tribal communities and changing deep-rooted attitudes towards education and gender.

Gender inequality isn’t just a female problem The Independent Gender inequality isn’t just a problem for women, it’s a problem for all of us. It’s not just a female issue – it’s a human issue. Labelling gender inequality …

Gender pay gap declines, but not by much Women’s Agenda Workplace Gender Equality Agency director, Helen Conway, said the persistent pay gap problem was concerning but was pleased that there is …

“The campaign helped me learn so much about gender” Cherwell Online WomCam – the OUSU Women’s Campaign – is a liberation campaign for gender equality that strives to be intersectional (the recognition that many …

Simon Hughes: ‘The Ministry of Justice can be proud of its women at the top’ The Guardian Liberal democrat MP and justice minister Simon Hughes, is proud that the Ministry… The facts are stark: there are far more men in prison than women.

‘If these silly modern female MPs can’t cope, they shouldn’t be there’ Telegraph.co.uk Ms Currie, a former Conservative MP, told Telegraph Wonder Women: “I … It’s a French word for the women who carried salts and fainted at the first …

Stafford MP says put more women in the boardroom Staffordshire Newsletter Jeremy Lefroy, who has actively campaigned for a greater representation of women in business, says that the gender balance is showing signs of …

Analysis: With Rush Holt retiring, NJ could elect two women to Congress Newsworks.org “What is encouraging for women in politics is that there are three open … Meanwhile, Greenstein, who won four Assembly and Senate races in five …

Legislative Roundup: House looks at ways to ensure fair pay for all by forbidding gag orders on … The Union Leader House Bill 1188 requires that men and women be paid the same salary for … The bill now goes to the Senate, which has yet to act on a similar bill …

Activists include immigration in ‘war on women’ Politico And the activists believe that focusing on the influence of female voters could crack the Capitol Hill stalemate on immigration reform. Continue …

Women’s Groups Not Quitting on Immigration Reform TIME A coalition of women’s organizations announced Wednesday they will … Though they have yet to specify which members of Congress will face the …

EXCLUSIVE: Kathleen Willey: “Hillary Clinton IS the ‘War onWomen … Fox News foxnews.com Kathleen Willey, a volunteer aide in the White House during Bill Clinton’s term, appeared in a Kelly File exclusive interview: discussing Hillary Rodham …

Women’s Representation in Government Still Low IT Business Net Washington, D.C. – February 19, 2014 (www.investorideas.com newswire) In late 2013, women accounted for slightly more than 21 percent of the …

Study: Rich women prefer conservative men | On Air Videos | Fox News foxnews.com Study: Rich women prefer conservative men | Fox News Video. Primetime. Daytime. Late Night. Weekend. All shows. Digital Originals. Editor’s Picks.

Women Want Equal Representation At National Conference Leadership Newspapers Some female professionals and entrepreneurs on Wednesday appealed to the Federal Government to give equal representation to men and women …

Women Are Still Drastically Underrepresented In The News Business Huffington Post A newly released report confirms the still-dismal state of women’s representation in the news industry. The Women’s Media Center’s annual “Status of …

Voter demographics: State by state distribution of the Indian voter Indian Express The infographic shows us a complete breakdown of the gender mismatch amongst Indian voters. The total number of male voters are 42.65 crore, and …

Here are the Women Who Run the World Right Now Care2.com In Greater Europe, eight women have made it into the highest office. As many of these countries enjoy equitable rights and high levels of education …

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