Gender and Politics in the media

US: GOP’s Project Grow withers. Madison, WI among ‘Best cities for feminists’. Do Male or Female Physicians Do More Housework?

Black Women Are an Electoral Voting Force. Recognize. RH Reality Check The 2014 midterm elections are fast approaching, and Planned Parenthood Action Fund has just rolled out its campaign to help educate voters about candidates’ positions on women’s health. “We know that women’s health is a winning issue and that no candidate will be able to win without a plurality… Continue reading US: GOP’s Project Grow withers. Madison, WI among ‘Best cities for feminists’. Do Male or Female Physicians Do More Housework?

Gender and Politics in the media

US: March is Women’s History Month. Dems Wooing White Male Voters. Women: Elusive jewels in GOP brooch.

Women make up majority of DCCC's 'Red to Blue' candidates Washington Post (blog) The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee announced its first wave of "Red to Blue" U.S. House contenders for the midterm elections Monday, picking mostly women for a program meant to highlight the best recruits from around the country. Ten of the 16 "Red to Blue "… Continue reading US: March is Women’s History Month. Dems Wooing White Male Voters. Women: Elusive jewels in GOP brooch.

News Items

Parliamentary Affairs articles on representation of women in parliamentary democracies. Free to access till the end of 2014.

To celebrate International Women's Day, the editors of Parliamentary Affairs have drawn together recent publications examining the representation of women in parliamentary democracies around the world. All papers are free to access until the end of 2014; please click on the links to download. To celebrate International Women's Day, the editors of Parliamentary Affairs have… Continue reading Parliamentary Affairs articles on representation of women in parliamentary democracies. Free to access till the end of 2014.

Gender and Politics in the media

UK: Cameron to announce tax cuts for lowest-paid. Poll dispels Ukip image as party of disgruntled Tories.

David Cameron to announce tax cuts for lowest-paid The Guardian David Cameron is to claim Tory ownership of an expected increase in the personal tax allowance to more than £10,000 in the budget later this month when he indicates that his government will prioritise tax cuts for the low-paid. Amid Liberal Democrat fury that the Tories are planning to steal their signature idea,… Continue reading UK: Cameron to announce tax cuts for lowest-paid. Poll dispels Ukip image as party of disgruntled Tories.

Gender and Politics in the media

‘Yes Scotland’ activists and women voters. Internet revolutionized Mormon feminism. ‘Hello! My Name Is: Feminists Unite’

MP discusses independence with Ellon women Inverurie Herald Local ‘Yes Scotland’ activists organised a coffee morning last weekend which welcomed around forty women voters, mostly unsure how they are voting in September’s Independence referendum. Women were able to enjoy a cup of coffee and discuss issues surrounding Scottish Independence at Ellon’s Buchan Hotel last Saturday morning. The local… Continue reading ‘Yes Scotland’ activists and women voters. Internet revolutionized Mormon feminism. ‘Hello! My Name Is: Feminists Unite’

Gender and Politics in the media

Oscar voters are white, male and older, study shows. Who earns more: men or women? North or South?

Oscar voters are primarily white, male and older, study shows Hamilton Spectator A Los Angeles Times study found that academy voters are markedly less diverse than the moviegoing public, and even more monolithic than many in the film industry may suspect. Oscar voters are nearly 94% Caucasian and 77% male, The Times found. Blacks are about 2% of the academy, and Latinos are… Continue reading Oscar voters are white, male and older, study shows. Who earns more: men or women? North or South?

Call for Papers

Call: Summer School in ‘The gender pay gap revisited – causes and consequences’. Amsterdam. GOP Struggle to GROW Women in Recruitment Drive.

Call_Summer School_Pay Gap Summer School: The gender pay gap revisited – causes and consequences of horizontal and vertical gender inequalities on the labour market7-11 July 2014 University of Amsterdam/AIAS, Amsterdam, The NetherlandsWebsite: http://inclusivegrowth.be/events/call10 Programme: http://inclusivegrowth.be/downloads/calls/call-10-aias/call-10.pdf Application form: http://inclusivegrowth.be/events/call10/registrationsummerschool- July-2014Contact: F.H.Tros@uva.nlMiriam Clegg attacks 'abhorrent' FGM Evening StandardMiriam González Durántez, who is married to Nick Clegg, praised… Continue reading Call: Summer School in ‘The gender pay gap revisited – causes and consequences’. Amsterdam. GOP Struggle to GROW Women in Recruitment Drive.