Caroline Watson, Director of Progressive Women, writes on how Alice Walker has shaped her thinking of the limitations of western feminism.
I was lucky enough to have the chance to join the audience for the screening of the Alice Walker film at the Women of the World festival a few weeks ago. I have [...]
This week the latest attempt to fix the pay gap between men and women in the USA was stalled, after the Paycheck Fairness Act failed to get past the Republicans in the Senate.
Women in the US earn, on average, 80% of men’s median pay. And the gap is much greater for African-American women, who [...]
America goes to the polls on Tuesday for the mid-term elections. The whole of the House of Representatives (one half of Congress) is elected every two years, and one third of the Senate (the other half of Congress) is also up for re-election. With commentators predicting that the Democrats are likely to loose control of [...]
Progressive Women co-founder, Mary Hough, has re-located to Washington DC and will be writing a regular guest blog on all things stateside.
Last week the American media spent a lot of time discussing [...]