How life for women in Britain is getting tougher
The UK has dropped down a global scale of gender equality to 26th place. Where is the government going wrong – and how can we fix politics, pay and promotions?
The UK is 74th of 186 in terms of female representation in parliament. We are below Sudan, where they operate sharia law; below China, where there is a government policy that coerces professional women to get married, called (yes, really) Leftover Women; below Belarus, which is a patriarchal dictatorship; and below Iraq. I hope I don’t need to elaborate on the architecture of misogyny in Iraq. Let’s just say it’s still possible to get stoned to death for being raped.
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Source News: theguardian.com