Early day motion 1198

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY AND THE ISTANBUL CONVENTION

That this House celebrates International Women's Day which is marked on 8 March 2016; acknowledges that this day helps celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women the world over; recognises that women still face a significant amount of inequality, with one in four women being subject to violence during their lifetimes; notes that on 8 June 2012 the Government signed the Istanbul Convention on violence against women and domestic violence, and once ratified this will ensure that a series of policies are introduced to help tackle sexual and domestic violence against women; appreciates the progress that has been made in implementing legislation on female genital mutilation, psychological violence and forced marriage; welcomes that the Government is to publish a new violence against women and girls strategy; and further notes that the Government is yet to ratify this Convention and urges it to do so as a matter of urgency.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Ahmed-Sheikh, Tasmina Scottish National Party Ochil and South Perthshire 03.03.2016
Arkless, Richard Scottish National Party Dumfries and Galloway 07.03.2016
Bardell, Hannah Scottish National Party Livingston 07.03.2016
Black, Mhairi Scottish National Party Paisley and Renfrewshire South 07.03.2016
Blackford, Ian Scottish National Party Ross Skye and Lochaber 07.03.2016
Blackman, Kirsty Scottish National Party Aberdeen North 03.03.2016
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 03.03.2016
Brake, Tom Liberal Democrats Carshalton and Wallington 03.03.2016
Brock, Deidre Scottish National Party Edinburgh North and Leith 03.03.2016
Brown, Alan Scottish National Party Kilmarnock and Loudoun 03.03.2016
Cameron, Lisa Scottish National Party East Kilbride Strathaven and Lesmahagow 07.03.2016
Cherry, Joanna Scottish National Party Edinburgh South West 21.03.2016
Cowan, Ronnie Scottish National Party Inverclyde 03.03.2016
Cox, Jo Labour Party Batley and Spen 10.03.2016
Crawley, Angela Scottish National Party Lanark and Hamilton East 03.03.2016
Cunningham, Jim Labour Party Coventry South 08.03.2016
Day, Martyn Scottish National Party Linlithgow and East Falkirk 03.03.2016
Docherty, Martin Scottish National Party West Dunbartonshire 07.03.2016
Donaldson, Stuart Scottish National Party West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine 03.03.2016
Doughty, Stephen Labour Party Cardiff South and Penarth 08.03.2016
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 07.03.2016
Edwards, Jonathan Plaid Cymru Carmarthen East and Dinefwr 07.03.2016
Elliott, Tom Ulster Unionist Party Fermanagh and South Tyrone 07.03.2016
Fellows, Marion Scottish National Party Motherwell and Wishaw 03.03.2016
Ferrier, Margaret Scottish National Party Rutherglen and Hamilton West 03.03.2016
Gibson, Patricia Scottish National Party North Ayrshire and Arran 03.03.2016
Godsiff, Roger Labour Party Birmingham Hall Green 14.03.2016
Grady, Patrick Scottish National Party Glasgow North 03.03.2016
Gray, Neil Scottish National Party Airdrie and Shotts 11.03.2016
Hendry, Drew Scottish National Party Inverness Nairn Badenoch and Strathspey 03.03.2016
Hermon, Lady INDEPENDENT North Down 09.03.2016
Hunt, Tristram Labour Party Stoke-on-Trent Central 09.03.2016
Kinahan, Danny Ulster Unionist Party South Antrim 07.03.2016
Law, Chris Scottish National Party Dundee West 08.03.2016
Lucas, Caroline Green Party Brighton Pavilion 03.03.2016
MacNeil, Angus Scottish National Party Na h-Eileanan an Iar 07.03.2016
Mactaggart, Fiona Labour Party Slough 22.03.2016
McDonald, Stewart Scottish National Party Glasgow South 07.03.2016
McDonnell, Alasdair Social Democratic and Labour Party Belfast South 22.03.2016
McGarry, Natalie INDEPENDENT Glasgow East 03.03.2016
McLaughlin, Anne Scottish National Party Glasgow North East 03.03.2016
McNally, John Scottish National Party Falkirk 07.03.2016
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 08.03.2016
Miller, Maria Conservative Party Basingstoke 03.03.2016
Monaghan, Paul Scottish National Party Caithness Sutherland and Easter Ross 03.03.2016
Mulholland, Greg Liberal Democrats Leeds North West 03.03.2016
Mullin, Roger Scottish National Party Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath 03.03.2016
Newlands, Gavin Scottish National Party Paisley and Renfrewshire North 03.03.2016
Nicolson, John Scottish National Party East Dunbartonshire 08.03.2016
O'Hara, Brendan Scottish National Party Argyll and Bute 03.03.2016
Oswald, Kirsten Scottish National Party East Renfrewshire 03.03.2016
Paterson, Steven Scottish National Party Stirling 10.03.2016
Phillips, Jess Labour Party Birmingham Yardley 03.03.2016
Qureshi, Yasmin Labour Party Bolton South East 18.04.2016
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 03.03.2016
Robinson, Gavin Democratic Unionist Party Belfast East 03.03.2016
Ryan, Joan Labour Party Enfield North 04.03.2016
Saville Roberts, Liz Plaid Cymru Dwyfor Meirionnydd 03.03.2016
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 03.03.2016
Sheppard, Tommy Scottish National Party Edinburgh East 07.03.2016
Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party Upper Bann 08.03.2016
Stephens, Christopher Scottish National Party Glasgow South West 03.03.2016
Thewliss, Alison Scottish National Party Glasgow Central 03.03.2016
Thompson, Owen Scottish National Party Midlothian 08.03.2016
Thomson, Michelle INDEPENDENT Edinburgh West 03.03.2016
Vaz, Keith Labour Party Leicester East 07.03.2016
Weir, Mike Scottish National Party Angus 08.03.2016
Whiteford, Eilidh Scottish National Party Banff and Buchan 03.03.2016
Whitford, Philippa Scottish National Party Central Ayrshire 03.03.2016
Wilson, Corri Scottish National Party Ayr Carrick and Cumnock 03.03.2016
Wishart, Pete Scottish National Party Perth and North Perthshire 07.03.2016