Posted on November 20th, 2015 by Jane
The Department for Education recently published proposals to remove the current teaching on feminism from the syllabus of the Politics A-level, along with the topics of sex/gender, gender equality, and patriarchy. Instead, it proposes to include feminism, one of the most important and ongoing political movements in modern history, under the generic title of ‘pressure groups’ – along with the suffragettes. It’s not called HIStory by accident. Like thousands of others, I am incensed. In the year we finally get
Posted on November 17th, 2015 by Jane
I wanted it to be a special day and it was, in more ways than one.
First of all I woke up with half a voice….
There is something about the arrival of a fire engine that seems to reduce sane women (and some men) to a laughing heap. We were no exception.
Posted on November 13th, 2015 by Jane
The research found that a nation’s female economic power — defined by expected number of years of education for girls and the percentage of women in the work force, and a corporate governance code, a written policy at a company that mentions gender diversity,
Posted on November 10th, 2015 by Jane
“Women should not wait to be given power. We have to learn to take it.” Emma Barnett in conversation with Jane C Woods. Inspirational!
Posted on November 3rd, 2015 by Jane
Make time in your life to smile. This will help. In case you’ve never encountered Snoopy before he belongs to Charles M Schultz and first appeared in public in 1940.
Posted on October 30th, 2015 by Jane
Let’s not blame the men, and equally, let’s not try to fix the women either! Gender equality is important to both, we all need to be involved.