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The five must-read posts from today, on International Women's Day, Harman's rebellion and the "Daily

1. International Women's Day 2010: Women's rights abroad are not a UK priority

At the F-Word blog, Hannah Wright argues that the British government's actions do not live up to its words when it comes to promoting global gender equality.

2. India's parliament debates gender quota bill

It was an unhistoric Women's Day for India. Sunder Katwala explains why.

3. Harman rebels against the rules

Sky News's Adam Boulton reports that Harriet Harman has criticised the ban on audience applause during the leaders' TV debates.

4. Cameron hit most as all the leader ratings drop

PoliticalBetting's Mike Smithson reports that David Cameron's approval ratings are at their lowest point since October 2007.

5. Tebbit: Ashcroft failed the "Daily Mail test"

We all know about Norman Tebbit's "cricket test", but what about the "Daily Mail test"? Liberal Conspiracy's Don Paskini explains.

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