The Council for Parity Democracy
The Council for Parity Democracy was founded as Women & Men by Raymond lloyd Rome on International Women’s Day 8 March 1980. He is also the Editor of the monthly newsletter The Parity Democrat (ISSN 1367-6946), published since January 1997, and uploaded on shequality.org, up to issue No. 168 for December 2010. There are some 850 downloadable text files on this site, representing 30 years of fulltime voluntary research. A notable free resource on women’s issues and data on women’s lives both living and historical.
Most Frequent Downloads:
- 176 Major Anniversaries of the Democracies in 2011
- Major Anniversaries of the Democracies 2010-2020
- Questions on Democracy.doc 50 and 100-year Anniversaries of 132 Distinguished Women of History in 2011
- 50 and 100-year Anniversaries of 6000 Distinguished Women of History 2010-2036 and more.
Raymond Lloyd (b. November 28 1934) graduated in 1956 with a degree in Philosophy, Politics & Economics from Exeter College, Oxford. He worked with the League of Red Cross Societies in Vienna and Geneva from 1956 to 1958, with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees in Geneva (UNHCR) from 1958 to 1961, and with the Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Rome from 1961 to 1980. On the ground experience in Algeria in the aftermath of a Colonial war convinced him women were and are a great force for peace but their voices will stay at the bottom end of national and international priorities as long as they endure legal, social, economic and especially political impediments to gender equality. He is also the Editor of the Parity Democrat. Campaigner for women’s political, social, economic and legal equality.