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Happy International Women’s Day!

To celebrate, Laptopmums brings you a selection of today’s interesting, thought provoking or just plain entertaining articles.

A subject close to our own collective heart: what do the politicians actually mean by ‘the women’s vote’? Lisa Ansell writes on the subject in an all women issue of Labour List:

If you really are a politician wondering how to make your policies relevant to half the electorate, and you truly see ‘women’s concerns’ as so different from your own – then you are in the wrong line of work.

What’s wrong with being a feminist? Gaby Hinsliff blogs about the reluctance of women to embrace the word.

feminism is also about the right to make your own intelligent choices: it’s about saying that nurturing other people shouldn’t be regarded as ‘lesser’ than paid work, just because it’s women who more often do it.

News of a manifesto for 21st century feminism in the Guardian.

But more and more people are beginning to connect campaigning over climate change, war and inequality with fighting for women’s liberation.’

Interesting, if somewhat predictable, differences in what men and women blog about using cool word analysis.

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