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Tuesday, July 03, 2018
Call for parties to publish gender breakdown of candidates in UK
Political parties should be required to publish details of their election candidates by gender to highlight the "shameful" gap in numbers between men and women, campaigners are arguing. The Centenary Action Group, which wants equal representation in...
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Confronting Gender Inequality. Findings from the LSE Commission on Gender, Inequality and Power
The London School of Economics have launched a new study concluding that gender quotas to place women in positions of power are needed in order to guarantee gender equality. This quotas would include both private and public sectors and the study...
Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Calm down, dear! Women and politics
This 'Ideas on the 3rd Floor' public event will explore and discuss women and politics. Thursday 6 February 2014, 18.00 – 19.30 Speaking at this event, The Rt Hon Baroness Quin, former Minister for Europe; Julie Elliott MP, Shadow Minister for...
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Can Labour's women save Ed Miliband? UK
Harriet Harman and Yvette Cooper are strong Labour MPs but they both have baggage. In an open letter to Ed Miliband, Cathy Newman advises the beleaguered leader of the Opposition to look to the next generation of female MPs for some inspiration.  We...
Friday, April 12, 2013
Cameron promises to do more to promote female ministers, UK
  Mr Cameron has been criticised because only four full members of his Cabinet are women. Before the last election, he pledged to make sure one third of all his ministers are female, a target he has missed. When Lady Thatcher became Prime...
Thursday, May 21, 2009
Closing the Gap: Putting EU and UK Gender Policy into Practice – South Africa, Nicaragua and Bangladesh
This report addresses gender equality and women’s human rights in the UK and the European Community development cooperation programmes in South Africa, Nicaragua and Bangladesh. Six case studies are used to compare on-the-ground practice with stated...