House of Lords on International Women’s Day

05 March 2010

Members of the House of Lords contributed to a discussion on 4 March covering International Women's Day and the global celebration of the economic, political and social achievements of women

International Women's Day falls on 8 March and the debate in the Lords highlighted topics including education and gender equality, family-friendly policies and the role of women in business, industry, parliamentary and public life.

In the House of Lords Members may table questions for debate, usually up to two hours and a half, on a specific issue or matter of concern.

A minister responds on behalf of the Government.

External site

Image: iStockphoto

More news on: Parliament, government and politics, Parliament, Lords news, Parliamentary business, Communities and families, Crime, civil law, justice and rights, Culture, media and sport, International affairs

Share this page