5/30/2012
The only woman ever to be elected to Parliament in Solomon Islands says its disappointing more women won’t be running in next month’s election. The Solomon Islands Electoral Commission...
5/30/2012
Calling upon the international community to reflect on its past experiences in negotiating with fundamentalist and extremist organisations, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said in Kabul...
5/30/2012
UNIFEM is seeking the services of independent consultant/s for conducting a baseline study for the programme “From communities to global security institutions: Engaging women in building peace and...
5/30/2012
For female candidates, this campaign presents a paradox. More than 430 women — a record number, up nearly one-quarter from the last election — are seeking seats in the 249-member lower house of...
5/30/2012
As per a study conducted by NGO Navsarjan, elected women gram panchayat members from the marginalised and minority communities fight much more than just the elections.According to the report,...
5/30/2012
URGENT ACTION must be taken to get more women into the Dáil, the National Women’s Council of Ireland said last night. The call came after an announcement by Labour Party TD Liz McManus that...
5/30/2012
Mr. Richard Adongo, an assemblyman for Lungu electoral area in the Bongo District of the Upper East Region, has decided not to contest the forthcoming District Assembly election but to rather support...
5/30/2012
Some have declared 2010 "The Year of the Woman" in politics. More apt, we should dub this year "The Year of the Businesswoman". Take a close look at the names on the fall election ballot. Many are...
5/30/2012
A resolution sponsored by Senators Loretta Weinberg and Diane Allen, two of the four co-chairs of the Women’s Legislative Caucus – and co-sponsored by every woman currently serving in the State...
5/30/2012
Women activists warned this week that lack of financial support is hindering efforts to support female candidates in the upcoming elections. "We are having difficulties supporting candidates...