Record View: Gender gap gives No camp some independence polling power Scottish Daily Record TODAY'S exclusive Daily Record poll on independence makes fascinating reading. It shows Alex Salmond faces a formidable challenge to secure a Yes vote in September’s referendum. With just six months to go, the First Minister needs to convince almost every remaining undecided voter to back his plan to break… Continue reading UK: Feminism has wreaked havoc – time for women to hit back. Gender gap gives No camp some independence polling power.
How Conservative Media's Slut-Shaming Helped Inspire A Scientific Study Media Matters for America (blog) New research confirms that providing women access to free birth control does not result in women having sex with more partners -- a false claim that ... A conservative 'war on women'? That's just silly Fox News The idea of a conservative "war on women" is as silly as the propaganda I was taught in college: Aside from… Continue reading How Conservative Media’s Slut-Shaming Helped Inspire Scientific Study. People ‘less apathetic’ to female leaders.
How Labour will strengthen family life and relationships New Statesman Today, Labour’s Policy Review is running a symposium on family life and relationships. In this period of austerity, we need to support families, and use the power of their relationships and the networks they create to help strengthen people’s capacity for resilience, care, and good neighbourliness. We are building… Continue reading UK: Cameron to host summit on FGM and forced marriage. How Labour will strengthen family life and relationships.
The crucial role of men in gender equality MSNBC ...This isn’t a gender war. Gender equality is not about women fighting men, about women taking from men, or men losing parts of themselves. When men speak out against gender inequality brought on by disadvantageous economic, cultural or legal contexts, it’s a declaration that equality must be the… Continue reading Hormones and Women Voters: A Very Modern Scientific Controversy. Crucial role of men in gender equality. Gender bias in political coverage
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Yes or No, the female vote is vital to outcome Herald Scotland Well it's just very nice to feel wanted. Wooed, even. How flattering to be the target of so many ardent suitors. This is a good moment to be a woman elector, because your country needs you. And bits of it are gearing up to make sure you… Continue reading UK: Yes or No, female vote vital to outcome. UK party suspends member for insulting Muslim women .
Poll paints unflattering portrait of party leaders The Times (subscription) Female voters see Ed Miliband as slimy and boring, Nick Clegg is spineless and wet, while David Cameron is posh, out of touch and rich, according to a survey. The poll by Lord Ashcroft, the Conservative peer, asked voters to describe the party leaders. The results do… Continue reading UK: Six bidding to be Labour MP for Blackburn. World: Gender equality is progress for all.