Campaign updates from Green Party Women

Jenny Jones, London Mayoral candidate, talks about women and politics

20 January 2012

"If we don’t have women in positions of power, the world Is a much worse place."

Greens call for show of strength from MPs to oppose Nadine Dorries' 'Victorian' sex education bill

20 January 2012

"It is important that this attempt to impose the moral views of a tiny sliver of British society on the rest of the citizens is resoundingly defeated."

Green MP becomes Patron of violence against women campaign

23 November 2011

Campaign aims to commemorate the victims of sexist violence and fight gender inequality.

Green MEP visits Stratford Domestic Violence Advice Strategy

21 November 2011

Greens mark UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Parliament has a "clubland culture and family unfriendly working practices" according to the UK's only Green MP

19 October 2011

Lack of women "undermines the quality of law-making and scrutiny".

Green MEP calls for greater protection of sexual orientation and gender identity

29 September 2011

"All Member States and international organisations have a role to play in developing a climate where this kind of intolerance is rejected outright."

Lucas named "MP of the Year" at Women in Public Life awards

14 September 2011

"Until we see far more women represented at senior levels in politics and industry, I think awards like these are an important way of highlighting and celebrating female achievement."

Greens call for government apology for coerced adoptions

11 September 2011

"It's important to acknowledge the mistakes of the past and the huge amount of suffering caused by these practices."

Greens reject coalition plans to reduce maternity leave

08 August 2011

""While the Green Party is strongly in favour of measures to increase paternity leave, and the take-up of it, this should not be at the expense of maternity leave."

Brighton City council has most women representatives in country

08 June 2011

Forty-four percent of councillors are women.

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