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3/20/2014
Women's participation in the upcoming elections in Afghanistan is essential to ensure that the process is inclusive and credible. That's what the Secretary-General's Deputy Representative in the...
3/19/2014
THE situation of women in Namibia cannot be understood without a thorough understanding of the historical, political, social and economic conditions of Namibia.
3/19/2014
Fianna Fáil has conceded it is “disappointed” with the proportion of female candidates it is running in the local and European elections in May.
3/18/2014
If what she and her family claims and what her voter identity card shows is true, she is 114. Pathumuthu (Fathima) Shahul will have her moment in the sun on April 10 when she becomes the oldest voter...
3/18/2014
The passage of a draft law seeking to provide 30 percent women participation in all political parties was stalled recently by a motion for reconsideration made by Nimba County Senator Thomas Grupee....
3/18/2014
Human rights are women's rights and women's rights are human rights.” So proclaimed Hillary Clinton, US First Lady at the United Nations World Conference on Women in Beijing, China, in 1995, in a...
3/17/2014
As many as 556 women contested from various national and regional parties during the 2009 general elections for the 15th Lok Sabha. Out of them 134 contested from the national parties, 27 state...
3/17/2014
More work needs to be done post-elections in the Pacific to ensure Pacific countries do not remain at the bottom globally for gender equality in politics.   The Fiji Women's Forum says more work...
3/17/2014
Two thirds of Tunisians support women's participation in political life, according to the results of a survey presented Saturday in Tunis. "The support for women's participation in politics is...
3/14/2014
Two thirds of Tunisians support women's participation in political life, according to the results of a survey presented Saturday in Tunis. "The support for women's participation in politics is...