Early day motion 858

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GENDER EQUALITY

That this House welcomes the broadcast of the BBC's documentary India's Daughter, which draws attention to the rape and murder of Jyoti Singh and other women; applauds the students from Jawaharlal Nehru University who marched to protest against the treatment of women; commends the police force and justice system of India that arrested those responsible and brought them to trial; notes the documentary brought home the pain of Singh's parents, the brutality of rape and the loss of an empowered woman; acknowledges the economist Amartya Sen's article entitled More than 100 million women are missing, which highlights the unequal rights for women in the developing world and the resulting attitudes to women; further notes that 8 March 2015 was International Women's Day which represents an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality; and calls on the Government to promote gender equality in the UK and around the world.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Bayley, Hugh Labour Party York Central 11.03.2015
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 10.03.2015
Campbell, Gregory Democratic Unionist Party Londonderry East 11.03.2015
Campbell, Ronnie Labour Party Blyth Valley 11.03.2015
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 18.03.2015
Clark, Katy Labour Party North Ayrshire and Arran 23.03.2015
Connarty, Michael Labour Party Linlithgow and East Falkirk 10.03.2015
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 24.03.2015
Cunningham, Jim Labour Party Coventry South 12.03.2015
Dodds, Nigel Democratic Unionist Party Belfast North 11.03.2015
Donaldson, Jeffrey Democratic Unionist Party Lagan Valley 11.03.2015
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 10.03.2015
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 17.03.2015
Galloway, George Respect Bradford West 24.03.2015
George, Andrew Liberal Democrats St Ives 12.03.2015
Glindon, Mary Labour Party North Tyneside 12.03.2015
Godsiff, Roger Labour Party Birmingham Hall Green 23.03.2015
Hancock, Mike INDEPENDENT Portsmouth South 10.03.2015
Hermon, Lady INDEPENDENT North Down 12.03.2015
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 11.03.2015
Jackson, Glenda Labour Party Hampstead and Kilburn 11.03.2015
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 20.03.2015
Long, Naomi Alliance Party Belfast East 24.03.2015
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 12.03.2015
McInnes, Liz Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 19.03.2015
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 11.03.2015
Qureshi, Yasmin Labour Party Bolton South East 24.03.2015
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 10.03.2015
Russell, Bob Liberal Democrats Colchester 23.03.2015
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 12.03.2015
Sharma, Virendra Labour Party Ealing Southall 11.03.2015
Stringer, Graham Labour Party Blackley and Broughton 16.03.2015
Vaz, Keith Labour Party Leicester East 20.03.2015
Vaz, Valerie Labour Party Walsall South 10.03.2015
Ward, David Liberal Democrats Bradford East 11.03.2015
Williams, Mark Liberal Democrats Ceredigion 20.03.2015