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...
5/30/2012
At a time when a number of African States are grappling with the challenges of ratification and domestication of the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women, and...
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...