The party proclaimed the need for more stringent measures in support of Britain in World War I. Indeed, it gave out white feathers to all conscientious objectors. It changed the name of its paper from "The Suffragette" to "Britannia": a paper which concentrated on enlisting women for the war effort. It claimed that this was far more important than the fight for women's suffrage, although it also had policies on equality for women and the abolition of trade unions.
InternationalWomen’s Day falls next month, and FineGael is marking the occasion by launching a reprint of Proud to Serve ... After last year’s general election, Varadkar was accused of paying lip service to the need for more women in national politics when just three of the party’s 13 nominations to contest the Seanad election were women.
And it's also a sad day for the many Range women who loved shopping there, to be greeted by King's friendliness and by her personable sales staff ... And those friends would gather twice a year for the store's big fashion events "like our store was hosting a party for all the women on the Iron Range," she said.
The April election to replace him is now turning into a battle over women's rights that could impact the legacy of self-described "feminist president" Moon Jae-in ... The scandals have put Seoul on a course to elect its first female mayor, with women leading the tickets of the two biggest parties ahead of internal votes.
An initial panel chose an all-women shortlist of three ... On Tuesday, a letter to Liverpool’s 6,000 party members stated that, “after careful consideration”, the selection process would be rerun and the three women originally shortlisted would be blocked from re-applying.
A number of candidates withdrew nomination papers on Thursday as the political parties finalised their contenders for the Senate elections from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...There are now 25 candidates in the run from KP, including 11 for general seats, five each for the seats reserved for women and technocrats.
The PTI will support BAP’s Taj Mohammad Afridi for general seat in exchange for his party’s support for its candidates on technocrat and women seats ... On women seat, PTI’s Farzana Javed, PPP’s Shazia Tehmash Khan, BAP’s Musarrat Jabeen and PML-N’s Farah Khan were among those, quit the arena.
NA Speaker Asad Qaiser referred the matter of killing of the four women to the committee after a debate ... Munawar Ali Talpur of PakistanPeoplesParty said attacks on workers of non governmental organisations was unfortunate, adding the killing of the women in North Waziristan was very saddening.
Kerala is the lone state where the CPM is now in power and hence the party needs to retain it to remain politically significant in the country ... Bringing former Chief MinisterOommen Chandy back to the forefront was a crucial corrective measure by the party ... Sabarimala women entry issue and development agenda are BJP's mantra.
The case pits Salmond, the one-time head of the ScottishNationalParty and former first minister of Scotland, against Nicola Sturgeon, his protegee and successor in both those roles ... In 2019, Salmond was charged with sexual assault and attempted rape after allegations by nine women who had worked with him as first minister or for the party.
He bragged of orgies with celebrities and young women where he acted as 'ringmaster', his biographer AngelaLevin told a new documentary about his life ... During the interviews, Clifford insisted that the women involved in his infidelities and the sex parties were 'old enough to know what they were doing and thoroughly enjoyed what happened'.