International Women’s Day

Tackling the gender pay gap could leave us all worse off

8 March 2018 8:00

It’s International Women’s Day. As feminists rush to detail the many disadvantages still facing women (yes, all women, everywhere) we’ll…

Britain’s young men are falling further and further behind. Does anyone care?

8 March 2016 14:56

The toughest causes to campaign for are those which are not fashionable. To fight racism in the 1950s or stand up for…

International Women’s Day isn’t the time to be pushing faulty pay gap statistics

8 March 2016 11:34

International Women’s Day is a time to celebrate the vast achievements of women worldwide, while acknowledging the real struggles and…

Men earn £300,000 more than women over a lifetime. Call that equality?

8 March 2016 9:34

I haven’t taken much notice of International Women’s Day since I flirted with radical feminism as a student, ahem, quite…

Listen: Jess Phillips vs Philip Davies on ‘ridiculous’ International Men’s Day debate

2 November 2015 14:03

When the Tory MP Philip Davies called for a Commons debate to mark International Men’s Day last week during a…

Sinn Féin has begun to think of itself as the ‘Irish Syriza’

9 March 2015 12:14

Imagine a party that’s a cross between the SNP, Syriza and Ukip – one that is anti-establishment and combines the self-regard…

International Women’s Day is a bit silly

8 March 2013 14:43

The British do not do seven day mourning the way many Venezuelans are for Hugo Chavez, neither – as a…