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On International Women's Day, DSP enters Phase 2

The Downing Street Project is one year old. With the UK on the brink of an

election, our dream of lining up 100 new women to stand seems far away. Despite

plenty of excellent candidates, the eye of the needle is selection at party

level. There are more women short-listed, but very few that are chosen to run

for winnable seats – even where the local selectors are largely women. Why? At

the current rate of…
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Added by indraadnan on March 8, 2010 at 13:30 — No Comments

It's integrity Captain, but not as we know it

Mahatma Gandhi (http://dmihrd.wordpress.com/2008/08/29/gandhi-and-some-sugar/) once received a visit from a woman concerned about her child who was eating too much sugar. Knowing how much the child revered the guru, she asked Gandhi to convince him to give up, afraid he would become diabetic. Gandhi listened to her, nodded his head and asked her to return in a week. On her next visit Gandhi told the young boy that sugar was not good for him and he should give it up. Asking why he could not have… Continue

Added by indraadnan on May 19, 2009 at 17:31 — 5 Comments

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