5/30/2012
Sohaila Zain el-Abideen, a Saudi women's rights activist, said that whatever was behind the government's announcement she believes women will become participants in the country's politics. To read...
5/30/2012
Unsupportive regulations and culture have not prevented the increasing representation of women in local legislative councils, election results revealed Monday. To read the full article, please visit...
5/30/2012
“We should put Kuwait on top of our priorities as it is our only protection and future,” MP-elect Maasouma Al-Mubarak said Tuesday when the four female MPs-elect celebrated their historic victory at...
5/30/2012
HRH Princess Basma on Tuesday said exposure to experiences of societies that share similar circumstances will only work to strengthen efforts geared towards strengthening women's capabilities and...
5/30/2012
Women activists on Tuesday welcomed the endorsement of a Cabinet decision to lift its reservations on an article related to women's mobility in an international convention, saying it was an important...
5/30/2012
The election commission of the Interior Ministry on Wednesday confirmed the eligibility of four nominees for the next presidential elections, slated for June 12. To read the full article please visit...
5/30/2012
Saudi Arabia has delayed municipal elections in which women were hoping to take part for the first time, for two years, according to state media. To read the full article please visit the Al Jazeera...
5/30/2012
Newly elected MP, former minister Dr. Masouma Al-Mubarak, has announced that she will be running for the Deputy Speaker's position in parliament, inspired by the rate of change that the results of...
5/30/2012
As exit polls predict a hung verdict to India's month-long general elections, results for which are expected late Saturday, the only certainty is that a handful of top female politicians firmly hold...
5/30/2012
Grybauskaite declared victory on being elected the Baltic nation's first female president as early results came in on Sunday. To read the full article please visit the Al Jazeera website.