10/9/2014
Photo-Paulo Whitaker/Reuters SÃO PAULO—This year, for the first time in Brazil’s history, two women—incumbent President Dilma Rousseff and former environment minister Marina Silva—had a serious...
10/8/2014
raqi legislator Vian Dakhil on Monday received the Anna Politkovskaya prize for her denunciation of the jihadist group Islamic State over its brutal treatment of Yazidi women.   The award -- handed...
10/7/2014
The Deputy General Secretary of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), Dr Yaw Baah, has said that the country’s economic problems could be solved when a female is elected as the president. “If you want...
10/5/2014
Brazil's presidential race will go to a second round after incumbent Dilma Rousseff fell short of an outright victory in Sunday's election.
9/30/2014
Tunisian laws protect women’s equality more than the laws of most other countries of the Arab world. The law on personal status, promulgated in 1956 by then-President Habib Bourguiba, greatly reduced...
9/30/2014
Women’s inclusion in the present cabinet membership is at 6.7%; only two out of 30 ministers are females, a similar situation as in the previous cabinet.
9/29/2014
September 27-28, 2014, the Parliamentary Centre held a workshop entitled “Strategies for Women Legislators to Succeed” in partnership with International IDEA.  
9/28/2014
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has developed a curriculum aimed at assisting women at all levels to participate and make decisions on issues that...