World News

5/30/2012
Prime Minister Boiko M. Borisov of Bulgaria, a thick-necked former karate instructor, bodyguard and onetime fireman, may seem an unlikely feminist. But the former tough guy mayor of Sofia has in...
5/30/2012
La candidata oficialista se autoproclama vencedora con el 49% de los votos, suficientes para no precisar una segunda vuelta.
5/30/2012
Mrs Chinchilla will become the first woman to lead her country after securing a clear victory in the presidential election. The 50-year-old career politician was born into a political family and...
5/30/2012
Botswana Council of Non-Governmental Organisations (BOCONGO)prepared and presented a shadow report and an oral statement to the 45th Session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination...
5/30/2012
The government's tardy response to a recommendation to revoke 154 discriminative bylaws against women have paved the way for the deliberation of 15 new equally discriminative bylaws, the National...
5/30/2012
The government is considering increasing the number of seats reserved for women in the Bangladesh parliament from the present 45 to 100. The figure was 30 in the last parliament.A report under...
5/30/2012
The amended Women’s Reservation Bill is likely to become law in the coming budget session.The bill, providing 33 per cent quota for women in elected bodies, will be placed before the Union Cabinet...
5/30/2012
The new decade begins with the election of another woman president. Laura Chinchilla, candidate for the Partido Liberación Nacional, won the presidential race in Costa Rica with 46.8 percent of the...
5/30/2012
The number of women in the Angolan National Assembly repre sents 39 per cent of the total number of parliamentarians in the country and the figure meets the world's established quota, according to a...
5/30/2012
The Minister of Women, Children, Youth and People with Disabilities, has called for an end to the projection of negative and degrading images of women in the media.Noluthando Mayende-Sibiya was...