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...
5/30/2012
The Personal Laws Amendment Bill, 2010 seeks to amend the Guardians and Wards Act (GWA), 1890 and the Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act (HAMA), 1956. It seeks to allow the mother along with the...
5/30/2012
Bahrein should adopt a women's quota in parliament to ensure equal representation in the country's legislative body during the upcoming elections, say activists. It should also target the...
5/30/2012
President Hosni Mubarak has set 28 November as the date for Egypt's parliamentary elections, a decree cited by the state-run Mena news agency says.For the first time, 64 seats in the 518-member...
5/30/2012
Tonga’s Women’s and Children’s Crisis Centre, says politicians lining up for next month’s election need to change their views on the status of women.At a recent forum, many candidates claimed...
5/30/2012
A Gallup survey released last month indicated that the top issues on the minds of Americans include the economy, jobs, “dissatisfaction” with government, the federal budget deficit, health care and...
5/30/2012
The women’s movement for gender equality in Iran has for thirty years been at the heart of wider political struggles in the Islamic Republic. The daily struggles of Iranian women may have...
5/30/2012
The Navajo Nation, the largest American Indian reservation in the US, is poised to elect its first woman president in an election tainted by allegations of dirty tricks. Lynda Lovejoy secured twice...
5/30/2012
The closing weeks of the midterm campaign have seen a furious uptick in personal, negative attacks in congressional races. In many competitive races, Democrats are accusing Republican candidates --...