Two invitations in one day

I got not one, but two, invitations today. Most unusual. The first was to speak, with my new comrade Kate Higgins, at the Women in Parliament dinner next week. I immediately said yes, even though it meant rearranging a trip to Leeds to spend time with my husband. I may not be in frontline politics […]

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Women on top

Dr Margaret Sutherland (r) and me (l) with Alice Harding Shackleford, UN Women’s country representative in Malawi. Fifteen good women (and one good bloke) had a great conversation yesterday in Glasgow, discussing gender equality, Malawi, patriarchy and, of course, the glorious sunshine. Little known fact. It was warmer yesterday in Blantyre, Scotland than Blantyre, Malawi.

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