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.
'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’.
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.
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.
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.
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Not-So-Strange Bedfellows: Gender Equality and Economics Diplomatic Courier We all know that Europe faces a looming demographic crisis of existential proportions—not a single country on the European continent claims a fertility rate at or above replacement rate (2.1). As a result, aging populations and shrinking workforces will contribute to unsustainable social spending and stunted economic growth. Now more than… Continue reading Women pay high price for unpaid care work. Gender Equality and Economics.