Parliament and Women - UK Parliament
The Parliament and Women pages provide quick links to Parliament's resources on women's political rights and representation - yesterday and today
Ban extreme feminism in UK - Petitions
Start of the suffragette movement - UK Parliament
The Pankhurst family is closely associated with the militant campaign for the vote. In 1903 Emmeline Pankhurst and others, frustrated by the lack of progress, decided more direct action was required and founded the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU) with the motto 'Deeds not words'. Emmeline ...
Women in parliament and government
4 Women in parliament and government . 1. UK Parliament . As of February 2020, 220 Members of the House of Commons (MPs) are women. This is a record high, and 34% of all MPs. 220 were elected
the Call for Evidence (CFE Written evidence submitted by ...
Written evidence submitted by Legal Feminist [GRA1830] Legal Feminist is a collective of practising solicitors and barristers who are interested in feminist analysis of law, and legal analysis of feminism. Between us we have a wide range of
Put FEMINISM WEEK on the National Curriculum: female role ...
Feminism is already on the rise: our education system should be at the forefront of the movement. Not just #heforshe and #equalpay trending on Twitter; but opening the minds of all students male, female and LGTBQ to believe in total equality for their generation, both at home and in the work place - so no matter what gender you are born, you can dream just as big, and command the same respect.
Include Feminism as part of the primary and/or secondary ...
Petition Include Feminism as part of the primary and/or secondary school curriculum. As a female sixth form student, I have come across few male peers who fully understand feminism. Many refuse to accept that gender inequality is still an issue both nationally and globally, and see feminists as man-hating groups advocating female superiority. This ignorance must be addressed. More details. If ...
Women in Parliament and Government - House of Commons Library
UK Parliament and Government. There are 220 women Members of the House of Commons. At 34%, this is an all-time high.The proportion of women grew slowly until it jumped in the 1990s, as shown in the chart below.
Put a lesson on Inter-sectional Feminism in the British ...
Teaching secondary school children about the importance of inter-sectional feminism would help to raise a generation which believes in equality for women of all race, sexuality and class. This petition is closed This petition ran for 6 months. 77 signatures. Show on a map. 10,000 Date closed 14 September 2016 Get petition data (json format) About petition data. The data shows the number of ...
Reforming society in the 19th century - UK Parliament
In the 19th century, Parliament made reforms to improve the lives of men, women and children in the poorer sections of society. Reformers within Parliament joined forces with campaigners outside in pressing for reform.
Women in Parliament: making a difference since 1918 ...
This document, produced especially for Parliament Week 2013, examines the role that women have played in Parliament. It includes a statistics on the increasing number of women in Parliament, brief profiles of selected Women Members and finishes by examining key pieces of legislation that have been passed by women.
Teach workshops to girls in schools to teach feminism and ...
Cancel reforms to Politics A-Levels that aim to remove ...
Women and the vote - UK Parliament
Before 1918 no women were allowed to vote in parliamentary elections. In the early 20th century there were two main groups active in the campaign for women's suffrage, a term used to describe the right to vote.
Feminism in the School Curriculum - Monday 11 January 2016 ...
Feminism is an optional area of study in current specifications. It was never our intention to exclude the study of feminism from the reformed A-level. We said we would listen to the consultation, which opened on 3 November and closed on 15 December. We have seen the strength of feeling about this issue among those who have responded to the consultation. The Secretary of State for Education ...
1942 Beveridge Report - UK Parliament
1942 Beveridge Report. William Beveridge (1879-1963) was a social economist who in November 1942 published a report titled, 'Social Insurance and Allied Services' that would provide the blueprint for social policy in post-war Britain.
Brexit: national identity and ethnicity in the referendum
However, it seems at least plausible to suggest that not all ethnic identities are strongly associated with positive attitudes towards feminism and social liberalism, and therefore with Remain votes. A more simple explanation for higher levels of support for Remain among ethnic minorities could be that immigration became an issue of contention during the referendum campaign.
'Cat and Mouse' Act, 1913 - UK Parliament
In 1913 the Prisoners (Temporary Discharge for Ill Health) Act was rushed through Parliament by Asquith's government in 1913; suffragettes who went on hunger strike were released from prison as soon as they appeared weak or ill.
Equal Pay Act 1970 - UK Parliament
This is the original Equal Pay Act 1970 held in the Parliamentary Archives. It was passed on 29 May 1970, although it did not come into force until 29 December 1975.
Register of All-Party Parliamentary Groups - UK Parliament
The Register of All-Party Parliamentary Groups, which is. Find out what’s on today at the House of Commons and House of Lords. Track current bills, keep up with committees, watch live footage and follow topical issues.