The media – and the public – are obsessed with emotion, even more so when it comes to female politicians. Continue reading The Obsession With Emotion
How much has the reality for women in politics changed since Thatcher became PM forty years ago? “A Very British Revolution” shows it has hardly changed at all. Continue reading The Greatest Takeaway from “Making Margaret”? Not Much Has Changed In 40 Years
A “heartbeat” bill has been signed in Georgia in the United States to bring in a ban on abortion after six weeks, and Alabama has just past the most restrictive anti-abortion legislation since Roe v Wade. While social media has rightly been in uproar over this, people seem to have forgotten that abortion is illegal somewhere much closer to home. Continue reading Don’t Forget The Women of Northern Ireland
Conservative Friends of International Development (CFID) work to promote effective international development and Conservative values, and this year, their annual lecture saw Penny Mordaunt, Secretary of State for International Development and Minister for Women and Equalities deliver a keynote speech. Established in 2011 by Baroness Jenkin, CFID aims to: encourage enterprise, opportunity and aspiration for every family, no matter where they live; foster a UK … Continue reading ‘Small is great’ : The Annual CFID Lecture with Penny Mordaunt
Shouting “Theresa May is a f*cking w*ore” outside Downing Street achieves nothing other than to show how one sided your “sisterhood” is. Continue reading The Climate Strike Chants Show The Fatal Flaw In The “Sisterhood”
101 years later, we have our second female Prime Minister and 209 female Members of Parliament currently in the House of Commons Continue reading Sister Suffragette : 101 Years Since Votes For Women
“Being a feminist is believing in equal opportunities, for both women and men. As Conservatives, we believe in equal opportunities. So actually, if you’re a Conservative, you need to be a feminist”. Continue reading “As Conservatives, we believe in equal opportunities. So actually, if you’re a Conservative, you need to be a feminist”.