Dr Sundari Anitha from the School of Social and Political Sciences has co-authored a new book, ‘Striking Women: Struggles and strategies of South Asian women workers from Grunwick to Gate Gourmet’ with economist Ruth Pearson, from the University of Leeds.
National Trust shines a light on women's histories to celebrate the anniversary of female suffrage in 2018
6 February 2018 is the centenary of the 1918 Representation of the People Act, which allowed the first women, and all men, to vote for the first time. The 1918 Act gave the vote only to women over 30 and certain privileged female groups.
Plans to use superhero in an honorary role in empowerment campaign to fight for gender equality prompted criticism that the choice sent the wrong messages.
Women’s Hour judges divided by choice of former Conservative prime minister, but even dissenters conceded that ‘she redefined power’.
That shattering sound wasn’t the “highest and hardest” glass ceiling, after all. For female supporters of the Democratic Party, it was their hopes of having a female president in 2017.