Category Archives: womens’ issues

Why Feminists Should Talk Romance

Why Feminists Should Talk Romance.

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The EU Must Question Their Priorities Over Women

It’s every parent’s nightmare, and my heart goes out to the Reids, The Connolleys, the Trups and the Gees, desperately thinking out ways to help their children who ventured abroad. We mothers still regard daughters as childlike, the rest of … Continue reading

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Is the EU ready for Sexual Exploitation?

Some things are better left unsaid, is a known fixed expression. Child sexual abuse just one of them.  Up until ten years ago, very little research at all had been done on it. So it’s hard to know whether the … Continue reading

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The EU: Boarder Control or Not?

The EU is not a gender issue. Women’s life styles and freedoms are more influenced by circumstances, culture and opportunity than whether or not we remain part of the European Union. However, the one matter which is strongly relevant is … Continue reading

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Women and the BS: What happened at Somerset House

`As I’m responsible for it, let me explain the title. `Blast from the past or new vision?’, was how I opened the debate held by the RSAWSN in association with the Big Society Network on June 28th at Somerset House. … Continue reading

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Women’s Role in the Big Society

The Big Society is not without its critics, in particular women. There are those who believe we have been at the heart of community giving since we lived in caves, and for no pay and, very often,  reduced status as … Continue reading

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Women On Fire

Judith Seelig has invited me to speak at her Easter Saturday event in Westminster about how speaking (also a vital diplomatic skill as well as a leadership tool) can improve women’s self-confidence. I’ve found the diffidence to speaking is closely … Continue reading

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