Category Archives: equality
I wrote this for the i and it can be found here. This week, in the UK, women will earn £2.5 billion (£2,647,736,923) in total less than men. That’s £176.50 for each woman in work. Advertisements
Today I wrote for the Guardian. You can read the article in full by clicking here.
The general election represented a welcome stride forward for the Labour party on women’s representation – but the job is far from done.
Here’s a piece I wrote for the New Statesman today. While we campaign against misogyny, we must not fall into the trap of thinking Labour is above it; doing so lets women members down and puts the party in danger … Continue reading
‘You will never be popular’, starts Jess Phillips – words spoken to her by Harriet Harman when she first began speaking out for women in parliament.
Labour has some brilliant women in local government – now we need to act to ensure there are more of them
I wrote this for my LabourList column. It’s easy to feel down about women’s progress at the moment – not least in local government – but our women councillors give us reason to be optimistic.