It’s no longer about changes to bring equality; it is about taking revenge against mankind for historic wrongs. #manmustfall may be on us sooner than we think.
Posts Tagged: Women and equality
Rebecca Lowe: The Conservatives and women. The Tory electoral challenge has more to do with age than gender.
Rather than wasting time with forays into positive discrimination, the Conservatives should weight the merits of various forms of increased flexibility at work.
How the far left uses a feedback loop to shut down people in the short term – and ideas in the long.
We are more complex than identitarians give us credit for. No combination of characteristics, experiences and choices are the same; and there are as many combinations as there are people.
Iain Dale: Silly error, or malevolent ploy? Either way, Johnson has done himself no favours among Tory MPs.
The MPs, of course, pick the final two in a leadership race. Plus: the Westminster Transfer Window. And: my workaholic holiday.
Garvan Walshe: To win back young voters, the Conservative Party should make feminism central to its platform
As Cameron once reached new voters by focusing on the environment, so the leader after May should take up the fight for gender equality.
We need to put down our placards and put on our powersuits. The challenge is to be confident and assertive despite our upbringing.
Both gave Downing Street the opportunity to assuage their concerns about Chequers, but still found the policy unacceptable.
Daniel Hannan: Higher taxes, spending bungs, pay caps, gender quotas. Is this really the brave new Brexit Britain we want?
What changed? When did we lose the global vocation that infused the Cabinet, Leavers and Remainers alike, two years ago?
Nicky Morgan: Chope’s upskirting ban veto, and no-deal hard Brexiteers – fellow travellers in the campaign to wreck modernisation
It says it all, really, that an older male Tory MP should object to outlawing a sexual crime which makes use of twenty-first century technology.
How we can push more fathers into taking extended paternity leave for the good of women, children, and the economy.
Nicky Morgan: Women on boards. We need fair access – not positive discrimination. And no more evasive excuses.
“Not enough senior women”…” “Not enough interested women”… “All the good ones have been snapped up”… “We already have one”… “No vacancies”…
Gavin Williamson: Why raising the number and profile of women in our armed forces is a priority for me
Parity is important because it sends a message that we believe in the equality that our women and men are working to protect in conflict zones.
“I understand that people enjoy righteous anger…but what’s alarming is the people who understand statistical distribution and who are going along with this.”
But some, perhaps many, Tory MPs have these tendencies – including one no less senior than the Prime Minister herself.