No Feminism in A level Politics? Are They Mad?

Posted on November 20th, 2015 by

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

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What Do You Do When a Fire Engine Interrupts You? Take a pic!

Posted on November 17th, 2015 by

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.

Quotas Not Necessarily Good for Keeping Women on Boards

Posted on November 13th, 2015 by

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,

Inspirational women – Emma Barnett

Posted on November 10th, 2015 by

“Women should not wait to be given power. We have to learn to take it.” Emma Barnett in conversation with Jane C Woods. Inspirational!

When Did You Last Take a Paws?

Posted on November 3rd, 2015 by

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.

Gender Equality: No ‘men blaming’ or ‘women fixing’ allowed

Posted on October 30th, 2015 by

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.

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