We campaign for better representation in politics. But what difference do women politicians actually make? ROSIE CAMPBELL investigates
TRACY BRABIN is the first woman to be elected as a metro mayor. She chats to Kate Murray about her top priorities in office, from safety for women and girls to standing up for the north
This edition of the Fabian Review considers why women need a Labour government, featuring Harriet Harman MP, Rosie Campbell, Kudsia Batool, Kelly Grehan, Catrin Hughes and Amreen Qureshi. Plus, an interview with Tracy Brabin, mayor of West Yorkshire, on making women’s safety a priority.
Also in this issue, Hilary Benn MP on our relationship with Europe; Stewart Lansley on breaking Britain’s high inequality, high poverty cycle; and Verene Shepherd on Labour and the global reparations movement; Ed Turner and Davide Vampa trace the recovery of German social democracy.
MOLLY COBAIN: Without radical change, violence against women and minorities will continue.
Across the world, responses to Covid-19 have trampled over women's rights. On International Women’s Day, PÍA RIGGIROZZI takes a closer look at Latin America.
SHAISTA AZIZ: This timely biography will open your eyes to how misogynoir plays out in the corridors of power.