Louise Bours

March 8 is International Women's Day, a day calling for "parity" or a level playing field between men and women. But really, how can there be true parity when young women and girls across the world are still being butchered on the say so of their male masters?
A BBC Question Time audience member pleaded with politicians to send help to the thousands of migrants housed in makeshift
Propaganda about food prices going up if Britain chose to leave the European Union has moved beyond scaremongering to utter lies.
For such a small, simple expression with huge connotations, "care" seems to have become a dirty word. It makes people feel uneasy - embarrassed at the standard of care many of our elderly and vulnerable people receive, and embarrassed at the level of support for the carers themselves.
Four minutes and 15 seconds was the length of the Prime Minister's pre-recorded New Year message. It was released onto the
The economic gulf between what we pay our vital frontline National Health Service staff and who I consider the far less vital administrators who sit supposedly "above" them never fails to amaze me. We learned a week ago that three temporary NHS chiefs were paid salaries between £210,000 and £305,000 last year by a deeply-indebted hospital.
The European Union is being asked to make sure men do at least half of the household chores as part of a “strategy for equality
Despite all their endless rhetoric about "saving" the NHS during the general election last month, Labour, the Tories and the Lib Dems are now preparing to throw this cherished institution to the chomping wolves of avaricious American corporations. Nye Bevan, the founding father of the NHS, must be turning in his grave.
Vince Cable has hit out at Ukip for opposing a controversial EU-US trade deal that the party fears would lead to "widespread
The death penalty is not even a sufficient deterrent of crime. The UK's homicide rate is 18 times lower than the United States, where they do utilise execution.