8/17/2014
Photo-Santiago Navarro F. The emigration of men to the United States threatens indigenous systems of governance in Mexico. When men leave, the weight of activities in small towns falls on women, but...
8/16/2014
Rebecca Naden/PA Wire When we talk about “gender quotas”, what we really mean is quotas for women. We see the under-representation of women as the problem that needs fixing. So we try to explain why...
8/16/2014
She is often called the “Iron Lady” of Hong Kong. Anson Chan earned respect serving as Hong Kong’s second-highest official when the British were in charge. And when the colony was handed back to...
8/13/2014
Photo-Ikenna Ikeotuonye and the Howard University Student Association.
8/12/2014
Across the Pacific less than 5 per cent of parliamentarians are women. While that figure is much higher in Australa, around 30 per cent, Ms Stott-Despoja says the difficulties faced by women...
8/12/2014
On August 19 at 9 am EDT iKNOW Politics organizes a webinar on Women's Participation in Constitution-Building processes in Egypt and Tunisia. 
8/11/2014
Photo-UN Women/Marco Dormino Today 1.8 billion adolescents make up the largest youth generation in history – and they are stirring nations and raising their voices! The challenges faced by young...
8/11/2014
Photo-Getty Images How ironic that Sayeeda Warsi should make her dramatic exit from the Foreign Office just as it is struggling to shake off decades of prejudice against women diplomats. Baroness...
8/10/2014
It is “highly likely” a woman will challenge Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa in the race to replace President Jacob Zuma in 2017. This is the view of ANC Women’s League president Angie Motshekga,...