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5/30/2012
Sunita was chosen as part of a seven-member village committee to look into the water crisis before she became the sarpanch. Under the 'Jal Swarajya Prakalp', a government aided project, she worked...
5/30/2012
A resolution, moved by Munawar Abbasi and supported by several other legislators, paid tribute to the life and politics of Benazir Bhutto. The text of the resolution reads: “This assembly pays homage...
5/30/2012
To increase the number of women seeking justice and equal participation in the social and political areas, there were two women’s groups organised in the village. "We formed a women’s network in 2001...
5/30/2012
Although the number of media organisations have clearly increased since 1993, after the elections overseen by the United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia that ended decades of conflict,...
5/30/2012
The use of new information and communication technologies such as videos, podcasts, key statistics, SMS (messaging), and interactive spaces such as quizzes, polls, social networking sites such as...
5/30/2012
Just eight women ran in Bahrain’s first general election in 2002, and only one woman managed to secure a seat in the country’s fledgling parliament in 2006 after running unopposed. Dr. May al Otaibi...
5/30/2012
Susanna Rustin hits the campaign trail in Queen's Park. Just a few months after joining a political party for the first time, I was standing in the Queen's Park Westminster by-election. The...
5/30/2012
The results of last month’s Presidential and National Assembly elections showed a heavily skewed women representation in the next parliament, with only 16 women, representing 22 percent, penciled to...
5/30/2012
The decision of whether women can stand for a chieftaincy election in Sierra Leone is being challenged here in Kono, the eastern part of Sierra Leone.But now Kono is seeing another revolution....
5/30/2012
Rahul Gandhi told the women to step out and get involved in politics as it was not only important for them but for the country as a whole. "The country needs a society which is not male-dominated....