Suzannah Phillips is the primary author of the new report, Dignity Denied: Violations of the Rights of HIV-Positive Women in Chilean Health Facilities. She is a Legal Fellow in the International Legal Program at the Center for Reproductive Rights.
Two years ago, I met Francisca, a young woman from a rural town in Chile. When [...]
Lucy James, a fellow Progressive Woman, attended the Feminism in London conference and writes her account below
Last Saturday saw the Feminism in London annual conference. Held in Friends’ House, Euston, rather than the smaller Conway Hall down the road (last year’s venue), the organizers took the risk that the reported surge in the [...]
How will the announcements in the Comprehensive Spending Review impact on you, your friends, your colleagues and the people you work with? We round up the best of the coverage, reaction and comment looking at the many impacts the spending decisions announced on Wednesday will have on women.
Fawcett’s initial response to the CSR The [...]
In July, at the end of our ‘Where are the women’ discussion we asked each one of our panel members what one thing she was going to do to promote women in leadership.
Maria Eagle, the Labour MP for Garston and Halewood, declared that she was going to stand for the Shadow Cabinet. (Under [...]
Ellie Cumbo is a policy researcher, campaigner and activist; she recently led on the development of Oona King’s women’s policy. Ellie comments on why Oona’s campaign and recent events of the Labour party are so important for women and for politics.
This week, new Labour leader Ed Miliband unveiled a shadow cabinet in which women [...]
Emily Dover attended this week’s Conservative Party conference as a delegate. She has formerly worked for both front and back bench Conservative politicians
Attending a Conservative Party conference when they are part of the government is a novel experience for me (this might seem to be a banal statement but judging by the age of [...]
Free next Tuesday evening? Following on from their very successful Women in Power and Politics season, the Tricycle threatre will present a special screening of MADE IN DAGENHAM (Tues 12th October 8.15pm).
You may have noticed that very few films have a female dominated cast, although it’s only too normal to see films with [...]