Gender and Politics in the media

Retirement not a matter for gender equality. Progress on UN gender goals marred by ‘honor’ system.

Are Capability And Commitment Enough To Bring More Women To The Table? Forbes As we celebrate International Women's Day, it's very disappointing that the business world still suffers from lack of female representation on boards ... Retirement not a matter for gender equality, say most Global Times A recent survey to discover attitudes to the age of retirement for women, discovered that more than 60… Continue reading Retirement not a matter for gender equality. Progress on UN gender goals marred by ‘honor’ system.

Gender and Politics in the media

GOP Needs a Better Story for Women. Huckabee Thinks Female Candidates Require ‘a Sense of Pedestal’.

'Boss Bill' prevents employer's religious beliefs from infringing on women's health care decisions Legislative Gazette With the Women's Equality Act stalled in the Senate Labor Committee, advocates want to ensure that the reproductive health rights secured by the ... Mike Huckabee Thinks Female Candidates Require 'a Sense of Pedestal' National Journal There's good reason for Huckabee to have female politicians on the brain. ...Huckabee is trying to convince female voters that… Continue reading GOP Needs a Better Story for Women. Huckabee Thinks Female Candidates Require ‘a Sense of Pedestal’.

Gender and Politics in the media

UK: Feminism has wreaked havoc – time for women to hit back. Gender gap gives No camp some independence polling power.

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.

Gender and Politics in the media

CHART: Men have 50 minutes more daily leisure than women. Parliamentary gender equality in less than 20 years?

CHART (US): How Women Spend Their Time Vs. How Men Spend Their Time Business Insider Australia Although we have made great strides towards women’s equality over the last few decades, men and women still spend their time in different ways. The Bureau of Labour Statistics runs an annual survey of Americans asking how they use their time. The survey results are… Continue reading CHART: Men have 50 minutes more daily leisure than women. Parliamentary gender equality in less than 20 years?

Gender and Politics in the media

Why you should talk politics on your first date. Gender inequality crucial to winning battle against poverty.

6 Liberal Democrat Leadership Contenders Who Could Replace Nick Clegg Huffington Post Jo Swinson - Business Minister UK With only seven female MPs the Lib Dems have a 'women problem' that arguably runs deeper than the Conservative Party's troubles - Swinson could be the answer to that. If Clegg steps down the 34-year-old business minister will be able to point… Continue reading Why you should talk politics on your first date. Gender inequality crucial to winning battle against poverty.

Gender and Politics in the media

UK: Meet the Tory aide who thinks feminists ‘deserve a good slap’. Ire: Dublin Councillor calls for 50% of seats to go to women in local elections

https://twitter.com/guardiannews/status/443308790700863488   Meet the Tory who thinks feminists 'deserve a good slap' Metro It turns out Ukip don’t have a monopoly on embarrassingly unprofessional loudmouths. A Conservative MP’s aide has been forced to quit his job after saying feminists ‘deserve a good slap’. Stewart Green, the election agent for David Burrowes MP, has stepped aside after a… Continue reading UK: Meet the Tory aide who thinks feminists ‘deserve a good slap’. Ire: Dublin Councillor calls for 50% of seats to go to women in local elections

Gender and Politics in the media

UK: Cameron to host summit on FGM and forced marriage. How Labour will strengthen family life and relationships.

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.