Category Archives: feminism
The Institute for Fiscal Studies yesterday published a report showing that the 18 per cent gender pay gap steadily worsens once women have children. Alongside better quality part-time jobs, affordable childcare, a living wage and equal pay audits, greater uptake … Continue reading
I wrote this for LabourList after reading some great research into all-women shortlists. I joined the Labour Party because I want a more equal society. That includes equal representation for women in Parliament. So far the only thing that has … Continue reading
One I wrote for LabourList today, as the NEC elections draw to a close. On Friday, after eight months of campaigning, Labour’s hard-fought NEC elections will close. I launched my campaign by highlighting the cultural problems we face as a … Continue reading
As Tories like Michael Gove prepare to pull us out of the EU and the implications of Brexit are discussed, what’s missing from the debate is the impact it would have on women. This comes as no surprise: women’s voices … Continue reading
Labour is the party of equality. That’s why I joined, and I’m proud of what Labour achieved in government to make our society more equal. But we can’t neglect our own back yard.
Here’s a piece I wrote today for the Mirror, which you can also find here. As government cuts hit hard, women are fighting back. Older women groups are forming action groups like Women Against State Pension Inequality. Younger women are leaping online … Continue reading