#Parliament

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

    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
    Health

    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
    Girls & Women

    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
    Girls & Women

    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
    Environment

    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

  • Article: Malawi Just Made It Easier for Women to Run for Office
    Girls & Women

    Malawi Just Made It Easier for Women to Run for Office

    May 7, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Malawi continues towards gender equality; female candidates will pay 25 percent less for entry. Read more

  • Article: This London Activist Wants #MeToo to Include Refugee and Migrant Women
    Girls & Women

    This London Activist Wants #MeToo to Include Refugee and Migrant Women

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 5, 2018

    This is a landmark year for women. But it has to be all women. Read more

  • Article: Surfers Challenge UK Parliament to Stop Using Plastic Cups
    Environment

    Surfers Challenge UK Parliament to Stop Using Plastic Cups

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 1, 2018

    The campaign group wants parliament to lead by example and crackdown on throw-away plastics. Read more