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

How Conservative Media’s Slut-Shaming Helped Inspire Scientific Study. People ‘less apathetic’ to female leaders.

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.

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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.

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’