There is a new generation of active older women who have led very different lives from their mothers. Now in their 50s and 60s, they are the first generation of women to have been "doing it all". They have worked, as well as bringing up children. They've got educational qualifications and then when their children leave home, these women regard themselves as being into their stride and in their prime.
In rejecting Leveson's minimalist but essential proposal on statute David Cameron has divided his coalition and party while letting down the victims of press misconduct who genuinely believed he would do the right thing. Worse still, he has put his perception of the political interests of the Tory party ahead of the national interest.
Last week, feminism was kicked around the Westminster bubble by both political parties. Of course, neither party can exclusively claim feminism as theirs.
With the Prime Minister in Washington, questions today fell to be answered by Nick Clegg. This was clearly an opportunity for the opposition to have a go at the Deputy Prime Minister and Leader of the Liberal Democrat Party. Labour members joined in too.
If we can instill a true and genuine sense of value and respect for women that is expressed in conduct and not purely title and a paycheck, then we can find a happy medium for true emancipation of women.
The key change being introduced is individual voter registration, and it's a change that's been too long coming.
I know that some of my Twitter friends, like @Marion Chapsal, have an interest in collecting examples of powerful women speakers and leaders. Having ...
As shock fades, the recriminations begin. Conservative MPs accuse the previous Labour government of fostering welfare dependency, failing to improve education and forcing fiscal austerity upon the nation