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UK: Yes or No, female vote vital to outcome. UK party suspends member for insulting Muslim women .

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 .

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UK: Women: Cameron is ‘pompous’ but good with ‘family’. Yes campaign’s challenge: winning over female voters.

All-women shortlists could be allowed in FTSE 100 Telegraph.co.uk Business Secretary Vince Cable has backed recommendations which could see headhunters draft women-only shortlists for board-level posts, eliminating men entirely from the recruitment process. All-women shortlists are not currently used in the private sector because they are fraught with legal difficulties and leave companies open to sex discrimination claims from men… Continue reading UK: Women: Cameron is ‘pompous’ but good with ‘family’. Yes campaign’s challenge: winning over female voters.

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.

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

Feb 22 round-up: Working with masculinities. Hate Sexism? Why Are You Making These Mistakes?

Myth and Reality: New Alliances to Challenge Stereotypes and Build Gender Equality Beyond 2015 Institute of Development Studies All over the world women's rights activists, gender experts, donors, government representatives, and UN staffers are gearing up for this year's ... Purdue department heads face gender inequality with salary, selection Purdue Exponent Purdue's department head positions face differences in salary by gender and selection which dates back to the… Continue reading Feb 22 round-up: Working with masculinities. Hate Sexism? Why Are You Making These Mistakes?

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