5/30/2012
Out of the creative, pitiless turmoil that was Russia in the early 1990s a remarkable political force emerged and, briefly, flowered: a party that entered the 1993 parliamentary elections with a...
5/30/2012
Female candidates may be poised for a better-than-average general election season this year after women walked away with some of the top wins in this week's primaries, experts who study women in...
5/30/2012
PKR women’s wing has so far identified six seats which will be allocated for women at the Sarawak state election. Its chief Zuraidah Kamaruddin said the allocation was in line with PKR’s...
5/30/2012
“Political empowerment of women in [the] Arab World sets new signs, and women will make the most powerful changes to the econmic crisis," said HE Dr. Diala Al Haij Aref, Minister of Social Affairs...
5/30/2012
Afghanistan is holding a peace jirga or an assembly of powerful leaders, tribal elders and representatives of civil society to consider plans to open talks with Taliban leaders in an effort to...
5/30/2012
Consisting of more than 50 percent women, Rwanda has the most gender-equal parliament in the world. Yet, this is not mainly a result of some highly successful gender-equality strategies. Instead,...
5/30/2012
Women and girls hardly ever fight the world's wars, but they often suffer the most. Increasingly, they are the direct targets of fighting, when sexual violence is deliberately used as a tactic...
5/30/2012
The National Democratic Institute (NDI) seeks a Senior Program Officer to strengthen NDI’s Women’s Political Participation programs.  This candidate will assist regional teams to design and...
5/30/2012
Women in Egypt occupy only eight out of the 454 seats in Parliament — and five of those female deputies were appointed by the president. There are just three female ministers and no women among...