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Women on top?

WOMEN now make up a fifth of the Government front bench with a record six women now entitled to attend Cabinet meetings.

This is great news but delighted though I am that Mr Cameron is finally fulfilling one of his Election pledges to improve equality in frontline politics, I cannot help but feel a little disappointed that this smacks of tokenism ahead of a General Election in the not too distant future. 399 more words

The 'mother' and the 'witch'

Angela Merkel, the German Chancellor is highly regarded by her public – indeed she’s very popular and is referred to as  ‘sister, aunt, even mother’. 669 more words


Women in politics: Powerful London ladies taking on national cause

London ladies play a leading role in a new documentary encouraging young women to become more involved in politics.

Led by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ Head Start Program for Young Women… 333 more words


Rep. Vicki Barnett and Rep. Rashida Tlaib: Why More Women Aren't in Government, and What We Can Do About It

Are you concerned about the low numbers of women seeking elected office? In Michigan, there are just 24 women serving in the House, and only four in the Senate, meaning women make up only 19 percent of our state’s legislators, even though women make up slightly more than half of our population. 144 more words


Clare Boothe Luce

The Modern Clare Boothe Luce Style Profile:

Top: Banana Republic | Bottom: Rachel Zoe | Headband: KnitsbyVara on Etsy | Shoes: JCrew Factory | Scarf: … 231 more words


Only four parliaments around the world have 50 per cent or more women

Where do women stand around the world when it comes to governance and decision making. Have a squiz at this fantastic info graphic from UN Women. 28 more words