Join the #5050TeeChallenge for International Women’s Day!

Dear 50:50 supporters!  For International Women’s Day, Friday 8 March, 50:50 Parliament are launching the #5050TeeChallenge to promote our #AskHerToStand and #SignUpToStand campaigns.We need YOUR help!  On the day (and in the build up) we are asking all our supporters and MPs to post photos in one of our fab 50:50 tee-shirts, striking the “hands out” balance pose as demonstrated in the photos below (one is of the famous …

50:50 Join the Day of Action to End Work Place Harassment

50:50 Parliament will be joining the Day of Action to end workplace harassment on Tuesday 5th March. All work places, including Westminster need to be safe spaces that are free of harassment. 50:50 will be joining the Centenary Action Group, Fawcett Society, “Not the Job” and many others to lobby MPs in Parliament. Westminster should lead the way in being a safe place …

50:50 at the 2018 Labour Party Conference

By Kelly Grehan – Dartford Labour Party Back in March, after hearing Frances Scott speak, I became a 50:50 ambassador and since then I have been selected as Dartford’s Women’s delegate for the 2018 Labour Party Conference. I travelled to Liverpool on Saturday 22 September for the Labour Women’s Conference – a meeting of 1,000 women – which commenced the …

50:50 & Fawcett Join Forces to Inspire More Women to Westminster

by Germaine Broadbent, 50:50 Parliament Ambassador 50:50 Parliament is a national, cross party campaign to get more women into Parliament. With our #AskHerToStand and #SignUpToStand campaigns we want to support women along the way to Westminster. On the 18th July, The Fawcett Society partnered with 50:50 to host the “Courage Calls: Ask Her to Stand” event at Church House, Westminster, London …

10 Questions for Angela Crawley

“My call to women across the UK is this – be the change you want to see in the world. If being underrepresented in Parliament frustrates you like it did for me, it is time to consider running for office.”- – Angela Crawley MP Angela Crawley is a Scottish National Party politician. She has served as an MP for Lanark …

10 ways you can support 50:50 Parliament

Here at 50:50 Parliament, we are passionate about achieving a gender-balanced government. We drive that mission by encouraging, inspiring and supporting women’s political engagement. There are lots of ways you can support the group. For the May edition of 50:50 Voice (our new e-magazine!) we have come up with 10 ways you can support 50:50 Parliament. We hope that you …