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Talking politics

Join a local non-partisan discussion group focused on key political thinkers and ideas .
History-making election results

History-making election results

Diversity wins the day! Your full report on this November's parish elections.
Results of deferred parish elections

Results of deferred parish elections

St Peter Port and St Martin went to the polls on 17 November 2021.
Meet Jane Niles and Leonie Le Tissier

Meet Jane Niles and Leonie Le Tissier

Recently elected as Parish Constable for the Forest and for St Sampson.

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Assoc of Guernsey Charities Chair

Assoc of Guernsey Charities Chair

The AGC supports, champions and connects the voluntary and charitable sector in Guernsey.
Guernsey's new Nature Commission

Guernsey's new Nature Commission

Board members needed for independent body to help implement Strategy for Nature.
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Miriam Makeba - South Africa

Nominated by: Christine James

Zenzile Miriam Makeba (1932 to 2008), nicknamed Mama Africa, was a South African singer, songwriter, actress, United Nations goodwill ambassador, and civil rights activist. Associated with musical genres including Afropop, jazz, and world music, she was an advocate against apartheid and white-minority government in South Africa. In 2020 she was named one of Time magazine’s 100 women of the century. 

South Africa is ranked 12th in the world for percentage of women in national parliament: 45.8% (source: data.ipu.org) 

Are you from South Africa? Please email hello@womeninpubliclife.gg if there is a social or cultural group for people from South Africa in Guernsey.

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The original image “The Hague Jazz 2008 – Miriam Makeba” by Haags Uitburo is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0. 

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Jacinda Ardern - New Zealand

Nominated by: Martin Lock

Jacinda Ardern (born 1980) has served as prime minister of New Zealand and leader of the Labour Party since 2017. In 2019, she led the country through the aftermath of the Christchurch mosque shootings, rapidly introducing strict gun laws in response, and throughout 2020 she directed the country’s widely praised response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Ardern was the world’s second elected head of government to give birth in office when her daughter was born in 2018. ‘An inspiring Prime Minister who brought a nation together with true leadership, empathy and compassion.’

New Zealand is ranked 4th in the world for percentage of women in national parliament: 48.3% (source: data.ipu.org) 

Other iconic women: Dame Whina Cooper, nominated by Claire Fisher, and Kate Sheppard, nominated by Anna Cooper.

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