We’re delighted to announce that Amy Jenkins will be joining our Summer Party speakers to discuss what feminism means to her and whether it should matter to us today.
Amy will be joining our stellar line up of speakers, including Kay Banyard, author of the Equality Illusion, and the authors of the very soon to [...]
As we’ve already discussed here the past few weeks have seen a worrying roll back of women in senior positions in Westminster. So we’re delighted that this week has seen two strong women stand up for what they believe in:
On Monday Trinidad and Tobago elected their very first female Prime Minister. Kamla Persad-Bissessar was [...]
We were absolutely delighted this morning to hear that Diane Abbott MP, a strong, talented Labour woman, has entered the race to become Labour leader. We wish her the very best of luck!
Diane Abbott’s candidacy just goes to confirm what we said yesterday – politics is no longer men only. There is space for [...]
Update: Diane Abbot has this morning declared her candidacy for the Labour Leadership. We’re delighted to see a woman throw her hat into the ring. But in a contest, where there is one woman out of a field of six, where are the others? There’s still time to ask talented women politicians to stand up [...]
Today’s guest blog comes from Kate Buffery, former TV actor and founder of The Debate website.
The way women are presented on TV has an enormous influence on how we perceive ourselves and how we are perceived. As an actor in TV drama , I have, along with many other actors and writers spent [...]
Join us at OBJECT’s first ever Comedy Fundraiser! On Weds 19th May at 8.30 – 11pm. Venue: The Comedy Pub, Piccadilly.
This will showcase a host of award-winning female stand-up comedians with all proceeds raised going directly to supporting OBJECT.
For more info or to buy tickets click here
At the start of the election we started to play ‘spot the women‘ – keeping on eye on campaign and media appearances by politicians to see how many of them were women. Each party has several high-profile female figures and you could reasonably expect, especially as the parties went after women’s votes, that they would [...]
Or even a not so secret feminist?
Come to our Summer Party and find out!
6:30pm – 9:00pm, June 9th 2010 Upstairs at The Old Star, Westminster, Speakers at 7pm
Kat Banyard, author of the Equality Illusion and the authors of soon to be published Reclaiming the F Word will be speaking about why feminism [...]
This week’s guest blogger is Alice Delemare, Women’s Officer for the Electoral Reform Society.
This general election has become exciting. The televised leaders’ debates have made history and turned the election into a proper three-horse race. For the first time in a long while the result is no longer predictable and I, for one, am [...]