5/30/2012
Haitian women have been increasingly vocal and active in social, political, and economic issues since the fall of the Duvalier dictatorship in 1986. Though it has not come easily, their progress in...
5/30/2012
Burma is now preparing for elections at the state, regional and national level. But the country's much-criticized election laws prompted the main opposition party to opt out, leaving many...
5/30/2012
Women issues are topical and the problems associated with them have generated much interest the world over. The socio-cultural impact exasperated by traditional beliefs have contributed to the gross...
5/30/2012
Hungary's new Parliament will see a 20 percent drop in the number of female MPs, from the current 43 to 35, MTI calculated on Monday.The Socialist Party had 26 female MPs in the past four...
5/30/2012
A number of Majlis committees are studying a new plan to establish a ministry of women. The plan is going to be discussed at the open session of the Majlis in the near future. The plan falls...
5/30/2012
Domestic violence may take different forms including; physical, sexual, emotional, or financial. As a result, there has been a strong demand that all sections of the public should fight it. In...
5/30/2012
The third annual report on the status of democracy in Egypt, issued by the Observatory of the State of Democracy of Egyptian Society for the Advancement of Community Participation revealed that the...
5/30/2012
The most engaging and promising politicians in Alberta today are two women at opposite ends of the political spectrum.
5/30/2012
More than 3.5 million people registered to vote in the polls, exceeding expectations, with 17 presidential candidates - 15 aligned with parties and two independents - taking part. The polls, Mr....
5/30/2012
The Africa regional review of Beijing +15 focused on progress in the 12 thematic areas, and was drawn from a survey conducted by the UN Economic Commission for Africa with responses from 41 of the...