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Back In The Day (History): September 22nd

On September 22nd, 2004, the Federal Communication Commission fines CBS owned stations $550,000 after the Janet Jackson “wardrobe malfunction.” However, in 2008, the United States Court of Appeal voided the charges. 156 more words

Back In The Day (History)

Scottish referendum turnout fuels #30Days2Vote challenge in London

A group of citizens is issuing a challenge to Londoners, and it comes with a wee bit of Scottish inspiration.

Women and Politics, which campaigns to encourage women to make their voices heard, is looking across the Atlantic to the Scottish independence referendum. 205 more words


A Feminist Political Party? Sweden's Feminist Initiative Changes the Conversation

Can you imagine living in a country where you could vote for a feminist candidate or support a feminist party? You can in Sweden.

Over the last few years, Sweden’s Feminist Initiative party has gained increased support as many citizens have pushed back against the racist and sexist remarks and scandals of the country’s center-right party currently in power in Parliament. 12 more words

In The News

Quit blaming women for low representation

I spend a significant amount of time working across the globe to encourage women to run for public office. When they make this brave choice, I also help them run winning campaigns. 1,059 more words

Town Hall

Missing Women: It's Time for Legislative Quotas in British Politics

Rosie Campbell, Sarah Childs, Meryl Kenny

and the other members of the UK Political Studies Association (PSA) Women and Politics Specialist Group

Last week the Counting Women In coalition published its 2014 report into… 1,851 more words

Gender Equality