5/30/2012
Speakers at a seminar, ìWomen, Religion and Politicsî, said Saturday that political parties should give equal opportunities to women so that they could play their role in the progress of the...
5/30/2012
It is inappropriate to put the responsibility of fighting oppressive policies and legislation on female lawmakers alone and men should be urged to play an effective role as well, former information...
5/30/2012
According to a survey released last week, Finland topped the ranking, with more than half of its governmental roles being occupied by females. Portugal rates 27th on the list, with just 17.9...
5/30/2012
Bhutto was a powerful symbol for women in South Asia. Her homecoming to Pakistan in 2007 after eight long years in exile managed to make us forget about Bhutto's (more specifically her husband's)...
5/30/2012
President Paul Kagame has praised Rwandan women for their role in the development of the country, adding that empowering women and ensuring gender equality were yardsticks for development. Kagame,...
5/30/2012
African Union Peace and Security Council (AUPSC) said incidents of violence against women and children in armed conflicts continued unabated in many parts of Africa. AU Commission Gender and...
5/30/2012
When Jamilla Mohamud sat through her first city council meeting late last fall, she was stunned. Not by the length, the level of detail or the councillors’ aggressive banter, but by the people...
5/30/2012
Indian-origin Kamla Persad-Bissessar has been elected the first woman Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago after the political coalition led by her won a thumping majority and ended the...