7/15/2014
Australia's Ambassador for Women and Girls says Australia can help Pacific nations improve poor levels of female leadership. Natasha Stott-Despoja is the head of an Australian delegation to Tonga to...
7/15/2014
Susan Wismer, challenger of incumbent Gov. Dennis Daugaard, is the first woman to be nominated by a major party for the state's high office. Wismer says that had nothing to do with her decision to...
7/15/2014
A recent study found black women are underrepresented at all levels of politics — federal, state and local government. Rutgers Center for American Women and Politics and Higher Heights for America, a...
7/15/2014
As the vote count at the UML general convention continues, 10 women candidates from Madhav Kumar Nepal panel and nine contestants from KP Oli have won the election to the Central Committee of the...
7/14/2014
Khadra Hussein Mohammad, 28, made history by becoming Somaliland’s first female National Deputy Prosecutor, dealing with a range of cases including theft, gang-related violence, and even terrorism....
7/14/2014
The call for  "Experiences that make a difference: Mainstreaming gender equality in public policies in Latin America and the Caribbean" is extended until July 17, 2014.  Due to problems posed by the...
7/11/2014
As a 22-year-old still living at home with her family in Chicago, college student Ala’a Basatneh doesn’t seem like a typical revolutionary.  Born in Syria, Basatneh moved to the U.S. at a young age...
7/11/2014
UN Women Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri yesterday met with key ministers of the new Government in India whose efforts will be crucial to the progress of the country’s women and girls – who...
7/11/2014
Algeria has appointed three women army Generals, therefore becoming the Arab country with the biggest number of high-ranking female army commanders, Al Arabiya News Channel reported on Tuesday. The...
7/11/2014
A former lawyer at Morgan Stanley will become the first woman to lead a bureau at Japan’s Ministry of Justice, the government said Friday, part of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s drive to promote women...