Caroline Watson, Co-founder of Progressive Women, writes our latest blog. Follow Progressive Women on twitter @sylviapankhurst
Don’t get me wrong I love Brucie and Terry Wogan. I agree that they are national institutions and I was disappointed that Graham Norton replaced our Tel on Eurovision depriving us of his sarcastic yet hilarious commentary.
As long [...]
Alice Delemare is a member of Progressive Women. Follow Alice on twitter @alice_delemare
Temple tube station, 12pm on a perfect crisp, sunny and autumnal Saturday. Nope, I wasn’t there for a leisurely weekend stroll down by the Thames. Instead I had donned my retro headscarf and taken up my placard. I was there to protest.
Caroline Watson, Co-founder of Progressive Women, writes about our latest event ‘Women’s Leadership: Why it’s Different and How to Sustain it’
Is there such a thing as a women’s leadership style? I think I can safely say that everyone has their own individual style. But often women share the same barriers to leadership.
These range [...]
Lucy James is a member of Progressive Women (@lucyjames01).
This is a cross-post from The F Word blog.
Last week the World Economic Forum released its annual gender gap index. The UK shared the top spot with several other countries for female educational achievement, with more women than men attending university. But when it [...]
Caroline Watson, Co-founder of Progressive Women, considers the lack of women in politics.
In fact this wasn’t a question at all. It was a statement. ‘Women’s representation is a human rights issue’. Surely we need to stop pretending otherwise. This was the comment made by an attendee at the Feminizing Politics in the UK [...]
Rhona Foulis, actress, tutor and writer of the anecdotal blog Coco Tucker, writes for Progressive Women.
What’s in a name? Your identity, professional achievements, family history, sense of selfhood, autonomy, independence… So why would/should a woman forfeit that if she marries? Despite so much advancement towards sexual equality, the vast majority of women still assume [...]