Women

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No 10 criticised as Frost cabinet role amplifies gender imbalance
At five out of 23, the proportion of female cabinet ministers will be at one of its lowest recent levels

Caroline Davies

18, Feb, 2021 @3:34 PM

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Japan’s ruling party invites women to meetings – but won't let them speak
LDP’s attempt to demonstrate gender equality after Olympic sexism row backfires

Justin McCurry Tokyo

18, Feb, 2021 @12:35 PM

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MPs pass 'long overdue' bill for ministers' paid maternity leave
Government says it will bring forward more protections amid accusations of double standards

Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor

11, Feb, 2021 @6:17 PM

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Maureen Colquhoun obituary
Crusading Labour politician who was the first openly gay MP

Julia Langdon

08, Feb, 2021 @5:45 PM

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How Covid could be the 'long overdue' shake-up needed by the aid sector
Analysis: as need outstrips funding, experts are making the case for overhauling ‘old-fashioned’ donor-recipient narratives

Karen McVeigh

05, Feb, 2021 @8:30 AM

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The Guardian view on women and Covid: failed by bosses and ministers | Editorial
Editorial: Working parents, and particularly mothers, are in an impossible bind. As minister for women, Liz Truss must take a stand

Editorial

17, Jan, 2021 @6:41 PM

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Liz Truss's record of picking white, male trade advisers criticised
Of 253 appointments since mid-July, 63 are women, 12 are Asian and one is black – 95% are white

Damien Gayle and Peter Walker

17, Dec, 2020 @12:40 PM

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No 10's Covid press briefings led exclusively by men for past six months
Priti Patel was last woman to front briefing in May, as PM accused of having ‘blind spot’ for female ministers

Peter Walker Political correspondent

16, Dec, 2020 @7:40 PM

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Female leaders make a real difference. Covid has proved it | Jane Dudman
It may be no coincidence that countries with women at the helm have had fewer infections and deaths, says public leadership editor Jane Dudman

Jane Dudman

16, Dec, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Maria Fyfe obituary
Scottish Labour MP who spent much of her time in parliament campaigning for women’s rights

Brian Wilson

07, Dec, 2020 @4:26 PM

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Theresa Stewart obituary
Other lives: Leader of Birmingham city council who focused spending on social services and education

Henry Stewart

26, Nov, 2020 @10:48 AM

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Frances Alexander obituary
Other lives: Former mayor of High Wycombe who campaigned for women’s rights and the environment

Louise Alexander

26, Nov, 2020 @10:14 AM

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