7/3/2014
At the historic Apollo Theatre in New York, UN Women on Thursday launched a year-long campaign to spark global dialogue and actions on women’s rights and gender equality. The Empowering Women,...
7/2/2014
Fewer than one in five members of Congress in the US is a woman -- and that's actually a record high. But one place where women are faring better is in state legislatures. Across the nation, nearly...
7/2/2014
President Paul Kagame has said that women's 64 per cent representation in Rwanda's Lower House should not be seen as an end in itself with regard to women empowerment in the country. He was speaking...
7/2/2014
Slovenia is halting all privatizations until a new government is formed after a snap election on July 13, outgoing Prime Minister Alenka Bratusek said on Thursday, drawing a sharp response from the ...
7/1/2014
Iran’s female football fans have openly defied their country’s regime. How? By watching the World Cup in the company of their male family and friends. Over the past two weeks - before their national...
7/1/2014
urmese women’s rights activists and government officials aim to finish drafting a bill by the end of the year to prevent violence against women, activists say. “Once enacted, it would be the first...
7/1/2014
Iraq has been pitched into a new civil war. After a lightning-quick advance, an extremist Sunni group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) now controls much of northern and western...
7/1/2014
This was discussed at the Fiji Women’s Forum Candidate Strengthening Workshop in the Holiday Inn in Suva, today. Representatives from Political parties met to discuss and support the women candidates...
7/1/2014
On June 23, a middle-aged male Japanese politician, dressed in the traditional dark suit and '80s-retro haircut, walked in front of a waiting line of news cameras, to where a younger female...