5/30/2012
Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Iyom Josephine Anenih has urged Nigerian women to see politics as a life and death affair. "Let me mention that we are not here to make noise, dance...
5/30/2012
Jasmine Lee, she was supported by the Grand National Party for a seat on the Seoul Metropolitan Council, “but I wasn’t included in the final list.” “Although I didn’t get a chance this time,...
5/30/2012
Women activists have urged the Government and other political parties to promote gender equality by ensuring that women win 50% of the political seats in next year's general polls. Over 100 women...
5/30/2012
In a small, dingy and humid room in Metiabruz, a poor Muslim-dominated locality in Kolkata in eastern India, at least 20 Muslim women are talking with excitement about their aspirations and...
5/30/2012
Come Assembly election and the Assam Pradesh Congress is likely to find itself in a quandary, as pressure from women aspirants is all set to mount on the ruling party to reserve 33 per cent seats...
5/30/2012
Women's representation in Indonesia's parliament has seen its ups and downs but has improved over time overall. For some years, the proportion of women in Indonesia's parliament was dismal. Despite...
5/30/2012
There were really two main reasons why I went into politics. The first was that I was struck by the expression "politics is a dirty game". If it really is, then that is something that has to...
5/30/2012
Indonesia’s political parties and legislators have not strongly supported women in politics, despite a law that requires that women comprise 30 percent of all candidates, say researchers. “The 30...
5/30/2012
Fresh from a dramatic increase in the number of women representatives elected into national government last year, the NGO Gender Coordination Network is already implementing plans for the Malawi's "...
5/30/2012
Kiran Bedi, a celebrated former police officer, on Monday said she would join active politics after the women's quota becomes law but expressed apprehensions about the bill's passage. "I still...