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Time-stamped Scrutiny hearing with E&I

Can the housing crisis be solved? Cost of the Bridge barrier? And more.
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What IWD events are happening this year?

All the events, all in one place. International Women's Day is 8 March.
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Blue Plaque unveiled for Marie Randall

Wednesday 24 January 2024 at 12.45pm at One St Julian's
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Response received from Commissioner

Includes recommendations to address unacceptable behaviours in the States
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Gill takes one challenge at a time

Gill Morris has joined the board of Aurigny as a non-executive director.
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Jane helps Post face interesting times

Jane St Pier has joined the Guernsey Post board.
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Celebrate Marie Randall by dedicating a year

Which year of her service between 1924 and 1955 is meaningful to you?
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Results of the St Peter Port elections

See the voting results and information about the candidates.
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Statement re bullying allegations

Women in Public Life writes to the Commissioner for Standards.
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Excerpts from No Confidence debate

Excerpts from States members' speeches relating to behaviour on Fri 24 Nov
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Marie Randall in the news

Media coverage from the November announcement of a Blue Plaque
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Voter Information Hub for Vale Parish Election

Find out which four Douzeniers were elected on 15 Nov 2023
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Update on parish elections

After the storm disruption, find out what's happening with your parish election
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Who’s standing in the parish elections?

Parish nomination notices from the Gazette Officielle on 26 Oct in the Press
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Hana helps charities reach the next level

Hana Plsek has been appointed to the Lloyds Bank (CI) Foundation Board
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Nominations for parish elections are open!

Join your parish douzaine - and be at the heart of your community.
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Bella takes over reins at CareWatch

Putting people at the heart of HSC service delivery and development.
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Island Wide Voting submission

Read our contribution to the Scrutiny review of Gsy's new election system.
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Meet the Commissioner for Standards

Dr Melissa McCullough will investigate complaints against States members.
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It doesn’t have to be this way

See the photos and video from our big event on 12 June 2023.
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Women in Public Life Politics Group

Share your views in a welcoming, respectful environment.
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Laura chosen for Nature Commission

Laura McKerrell has been selected from a pool of nearly 50 candidates.
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New non-States member on ESC

Diane Mitchell is a retired Director of Education and Ofsted inspector.
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Iconic women have their say

Changes young women in Guernsey want to influence for Intl Women's Day.
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Hannah to lead tourism strategy

We interview Hannah to find out what she's looking forward to achieving.
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Complaints are critical to Hayley

Hayley North joins the board of the CI Financial Service Ombudsman.
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Jane brings her skills to Env & Infrastructure

Jane Niles will sit on the committee alongside States members.
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Success for women in the parish elections

Six new women have been elected as Douzeniers.
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New Overseas Aid Commissioners

Meet new commissioners Dr Michelle Le Cheminant and Dr Lindsay Jefferies.
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See who’s standing in the parish elections!

Parish election meetings will be held on Wednesday 2 November 2022.
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Two years on from the general election

The main States committees review their achievements and priorities.
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Pride of Guernsey’s iconic nominees

Iconic Women of the Future nominated for Guernsey Press Pride awards.
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Jersey’s dramatic election

Highlights here, incl jump in female representation from 29% to 43%.
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Celebrating our Iconic Women

Photos from Guernsey Chamber of Commerce reception on 22 June.
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Celebrating our iconic women

Guernsey Chamber of Commerce to host reception on Tuesday 22 June.
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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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IT experience in public office

Dr Jane Wonnacott joins the board of the Data Protection Authority.
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Guernsey guide to Jersey’s election

All the links you need to follow our sister island's election on Wednesday 22 June.
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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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