5/30/2012
The Anthony Center created the First Women website provides personal accounts from the women and their surviving relatives, in addition to a searchable county-by-county database about the first...
5/30/2012
A record number of women are running in Afghanistan’s critical parliamentary elections next month despite many being inundated with threatening phone calls, including death threats from insurgents....
5/30/2012
Mr. Ransford Tetteh, President of the Ghana Journalists Association has tasked the media to provide more education to people who have taken a negative stance on women in politics.This, he said, will...
5/30/2012
Former Delhi mayor and BJP leader in charge of Goa, Ms Aarti Mehra has called upon women to come forward and take active part in politics as they could bring in about a sizeable transformation in...
5/30/2012
President Hamid Karzai gave assurances Sunday that the rights of Afghan women will not be sacrificed in pursuit of a peace deal with the Taliban.In an interview with ABC News’ “This Week with...
5/30/2012
Women have been urged to join the 62 political parties registered with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure that they have equal access to leadership opportunities in the...
5/30/2012
Fifty years ago, 17 African countries threw off the brutal and degrading yoke of colonialism. The 50th anniversary of African national liberation is an opportunity to critically reflect on the past...
5/30/2012
Ninety years after the 19th Amendment enshrined women’s right to political participation in the US Constitution, women may be having one of their most influential years yet in American politics,...
5/30/2012
More women are needed to make up for a shortfall in diplomats, according to the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Dr Anwar Gargash.Speaking yesterday at an annual gathering of Emirati...