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TABOO (topics): that would be sex, money and politics

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The YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago will host TABOO on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 5:30pm at the Public Hotel in Chicago.

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Women In Government

Young Ottawa women plot a path in politics

There’s no blueprint for being a teen in politics, let alone being a 19-year-old woman running to be mayor of Toronto.

“Youth were underrepresented, we were simply patronized with tokenism. 291 more words


February: the shortest month of the year? – The best on EPRS blog

If by chance you are a woman interested in politics and living in a city, February on our blog was surely your favourite month this year! 526 more words


A Layered Danish Pastry called Borgen

This post was first published on Bitch Flicks 

A subtitled Danish drama about Danish coalition politics sounds rather elitist (if not absurdly boring) and one that, at best, would appeal to a niche audience. 1,905 more words

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