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...
5/30/2012
Over two decades later, Australian women are still under-represented in leadership and decision-making roles in both the public and private spheres despite comprising 50.6 percent of the...
5/30/2012
Member of parliament Eva Abdulla, who belongs to Nasheed’s Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) – which won power in May 2009, thus ending the 30- year-old reign of dictator Maumoon Abdul Gayoom...
5/30/2012
The recently approved national budget on the Indian Ocean island state Mauritius is seen as unique in an African context. It puts women and gender issues right at its centre of focus. Gender...
5/30/2012
The Senior Advisor will be stationed at Headquarters, Stockholm Sweden  under the direct supervision of the Director of Global Programmes and work with the entire institute to address diversity...
5/30/2012
The new body will be known officially as the U.N. Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, although officials say it will be referred to as U.N. Women (www.unwomen.org). It...
5/30/2012
The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance— International IDEA is an intergovernmental organization that supports sustainable democracy worldwide. Its objective is to...
5/30/2012
President Asif Ali Zardari on Wednesday called for protecting democracy and democratic institutions adding that the elected assemblies and the government will complete their five-year mandated...