I’m sick of the pseudo-empathic passive aggression of those who cite their identity as a source of authority.
Posts Tagged: Women and equality
In 2005, the party still only had 17 women MPs. Ten years on, it is 68. The Universities are taking note.
Guy Opperman MP and Baroness Anne Jenkin: The new Conservative women MPs – selected on merit, slaying the big beasts
From advice and mentoring to funding and campaign support, Women2Win has helped female candidates realise their potential.
The best bits in any organisation are those that defy its collective stupidity.
Why is discrimination on the ground of the family into which you born less unfair than discrimination on the ground of the colour of your skin?
We need a judge-led inquiry into the impact of Sharia marriage and inheritance prescriptions on British communities.
Capped care home fees. Better help for rape victims. 15 hours free childcare for 3 and 4 year olds. Reduced number of pension qualifying years for women. And more.
Men aren’t from Mars, women aren’t from Venus, we’re actually remarkably similar. Deal with it – then revel in it.
“You can see her thinking: ‘I’ve gone into politics to make a difference and now I’m on television desperately trying to act like I don’t know the colour pink.'”
Clear law is a help to women facing discrimination – and opponents’ misleading claims do not bear scrutiny.
The long and short of it is that Cameron’s drive to promote them is a by-product of there being fewer of them than male ones in the first place.
Equal representation is desirable – but we need a practical, democratic way to get there.
Peter Cuthbertson: Sex, lies, votes, private habits, skewed surveys – our electoral secrets laid bare
As a Conservative candidate, I found a number of chapters in Cowley and Ford’s new book encouraging.
And its no laughing matter: these stats were to do with rape prosecutions, which the Government takes very seriously indeed.