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”.
The report and its accompanying toolkit “aims to go some way towards bridging the gap between the willingness to commit to a more balanced gender distribution in the workplace and the challenges of achieving this”. Continue reading Women and Work APPG Launches “How To Recruit Women for the 21st Century” Report And Toolkit
New parents shouldn't face discrimination when they go back to work 🙅 That's why we've launched a new consultation looking at boosting legal protections for new parents. Find out more 👉 https://t.co/LxmQiA3b9S #IndustrialStrategy @KellyTolhurst pic.twitter.com/vJrAqJdO0w — Dept for BEIS (@beisgovuk) January 24, 2019 More than 50,000 women are forced out of their job every year as a result of maternity discrimination. Research conducted by the … Continue reading Government Launches Consultation to Tackle Maternity Discrimination
A decisive step forward in modernising Parliament and turning it into a modern workplace, which doesn’t penalise a member for their family circumstances. Continue reading One Year Trial on Baby Leave Proxy Voting