#Parliament

  • Article: South Africa’s President Makes 7 Pledges to Fight Gender Violence and Xenophobia

    South Africa’s President Makes 7 Pledges to Fight Gender Violence and Xenophobia

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Sept. 9, 2019

    The nation has been gripped by violence against women and girls, and African immigrants. Read more

  • Article: Viral Photo of New Zealand Politician Cradling Baby Shows Need for Gender-Equal Policies

    Viral Photo of New Zealand Politician Cradling Baby Shows Need for Gender-Equal Policies

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 27, 2019

    "Today a VIP took the chair with me.” Read more

  • Article: 'We Cannot Be Radical Enough': David Attenborough Tells MPs to Take Action on the Climate Crisis

    'We Cannot Be Radical Enough': David Attenborough Tells MPs to Take Action on the Climate Crisis

    By Helen Lock|July 10, 2019

    The veteran nature presenter said the “most encouraging thing” he sees is action of young people. Read more

  • Article: Why This Woman Is Crowdfunding to Send a Feminist Book to All 650 British MPs

    Why This Woman Is Crowdfunding to Send a Feminist Book to All 650 British MPs

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 3, 2019

    For Tracy King, the world is designed around men — and it’s costing women’s lives. Read more

  • Article: British MP Comes Out as HIV Positive to Tackle Stigma

    British MP Comes Out as HIV Positive to Tackle Stigma

    Nov. 30, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Lloyd Russell-Moyle is only the second British lawmaker to reveal he is HIV positive. Read more

  • Article: An MP Just Took a Baby Into a House of Commons Debate for the First Time

    An MP Just Took a Baby Into a House of Commons Debate for the First Time

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 14, 2018

    It’s a “step forward for modernising parliament.” Read more

  • Article: The UK Might Actually Make Misogyny a Hate Crime

    The UK Might Actually Make Misogyny a Hate Crime

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 7, 2018

    “For the first time we are now saying as a country that misogyny is not a part of life.” Read more

  • Article: The UK Wants to Be the 'World's First' Plastic-Free Parliament

    The UK Wants to Be the 'World's First' Plastic-Free Parliament

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 16, 2018

    All 'avoidable single-use plastics' will be eliminated from parliament by 2019. Read more