Teachers wanted me to be a nurse’: Space scientist Maggie Aderin-Pocock on smashing stereotypes

To celebrate 100 years since British women were given the right to vote, The Telegraph – alongside the Mayor of London’s#BehindEveryGreatCityCampaign – is running a weekly series. ‘Hidden Credits’ looks back and celebrate individual women who have smashed glass ceilings, helped change society for the better and given the UK’s capital something to boast about. “A kid with …

EU – Record Number of Women Elected MEPs, But Men Still Dominate

Ratio of females in European Parliament up to 39% from 36%, analysis of results shows. Six states returned a broadly gender-balanced group of MEPs to the European Parliament. Photograph: Frederick Florin/AFP/Getty Images June 1, 2019 – By Daniel Boffey in Brussels More women have been elected to the European Parliament than ever before but men …