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Adv Campbell joins Bar Council

Gemma Campbell was recently elected to the Bar Council by her fellow Advocates.
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Scrutiny hearing with E&I

Committee questioned on housing, energy policy and the blue/green economies.
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Our iconic women of the future

Thank you for filling our #IWD2022 map with iconic women and girls under 30.
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Development Agency proposal

All the links you need to understand the 30 March States debate.
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Scrutiny hearing with ESS

Committee questioned on housing and anti-discrimination legislation.
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Iconic women are guests of honour

Iconic women of the future invited to Chamber IWD panel discussion.
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New women’s action group

Chamber is keen to create a group to push for change for women in Guernsey.
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Susan joins Freedom of Info panel

Striking the balance between confidentiality and disclosure of information.
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Deputy Marie Randall

Marie Randall was Guernsey's first female Deputy, elected in 1924.
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Rebekah gives back to Guernsey

Meet the newly-appointed member of the Police Complaints Commission.
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Government Work Plan explained

Read user-friendly summaries of the content of the GWP and progress so far.
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Interview with Audrey Branch

Chair of TRP Appeals Panel shares her experiences of being a tribunal member.
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HSC Non-States members Emily Litten and Dr George Oswald

Update on Non-States Members

Our gender-split analysis now includes our recent STSB Access to Public Info Request.
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Jackie Weaver is our new patron!

We’re thrilled to able to tap into Jackie Weaver's expertise and moral support.
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History-making election results

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

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

Recently elected as Parish Constable for the Forest and for St Sampson.
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Voter Info Hub for parish elections

Find out all about the candidates for St Peter Port and St Martin.
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Parish election results on 3 Nov

Results of elections held on Wednesday 3 November across the island.
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Analysing the nominations

Here are the headlines from our look at the nominations for the parish elections.
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Who’s standing in the parish elections?

Parish nomination notices from the Gazette Officielle on 28 Oct in the Guernsey Press
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Opportunities to join your Douzaine

Parish election notices from the Gazette Officielle on 9 Oct in the Guernsey Press
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Jurat Election Information Hub

Check the result of the 13 October election and how the process works.
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THE Jackie Weaver came to Guernsey!

Full report, including photos and video clips from 'An Evening with Jackie Weaver'.
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Vale Parish by-election results

The parishioners of the Vale have elected Nigel Leale as their new Douzenier.
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Gender-neutral legislation

'Competent male' removed from health and safety laws - but 'he' and 'him' remain.
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Government Work Plan resource page

Information, amendments and articles to help follow this important debate.
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Government House photo gallery

Paul Chamber's portraits of a magical summer's evening, hosted by the Lt-Governor.
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Government House reception

Islanders who nominated iconic women create 'live' version of online map.
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‘Love Your Parish’ winner

Sophie Savident wants to rescue the Saumarez Nature Trail stream.
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Recruiting at the Fete!

Women in Public Life hosted their first ever stand at the Gvt House Charities Fete.
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What’s a States meeting like?

Deputy Tina Bury's experience of last week's challenging harbour debate.
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Sasha’s rollercoaster States meeting

The June States meeting was full of highs and lows for Deputy Kazantseva-Miller.
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Appeal added to States info process

Deputy Yvonne Burford's recommendation was accepted by the States.
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Guernsey elects new Royal Court Jurat

Simon Bodkin has been a local GP at the Rohais surgery for 33 years.
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Public response to C Davey’s letter

All the letters, opinion columns, social media and interviews gathered in one place.
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Our response to C Davey’s letter

Our phones have not stopped pinging with notifications and emails - thank you.
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Inspiring women to stand for the States

Meeting with States Assembly & Constitution Cttee to discuss the election observers report.
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Guernsey’s iconic women of the future?

Thank you for nominating a young woman or girl for our future iconic Guernsey women campaign to celebrate International Women’s Day!

Nominations close on Sunday 6 March at 17.00.

Please fill in the details below.

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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.

Are you from New Zealand? You may be interested in joining the ANZACs in Guernsey Facebook group

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