The Lib Dem womens’ policy paper has now been published so the ‘airbrushing’ debate can now move away from what is being said in the media and onto what the policy paper actually says. The paper has a total of 40 policy proposals, many of which are already policy. The two that have garnered media… Continue reading Real Women and Policy
How dominant is the “blokeosphere”?
Rowenna Davis writes about her experience as guest editor on Labour List on Comment is Free. What interests me about this experience is that while I think the so-called “blokeosphere” is out there, it isn’t universal across political blogs and, as a “bloke” bores me to tears as well. A few observations: It is hard… Continue reading How dominant is the “blokeosphere”?
Girlguides fail their policymaking badge
I hope Jane Merrick doesn’t feel that by quoting two of her articles in half an hour I am actually stalking her. But the Independent reports a new paper published by Girlguiding UK, the Fawcett Society and the BYC today about how our political system is failing young women: More than a quarter of girls… Continue reading Girlguides fail their policymaking badge