5/30/2012
The recently approved national budget on the Indian Ocean island state Mauritius is seen as unique in an African context. It puts women and gender issues right at its centre of focus. Gender...
5/30/2012
The Senior Advisor will be stationed at Headquarters, Stockholm Sweden  under the direct supervision of the Director of Global Programmes and work with the entire institute to address diversity...
5/30/2012
The new body will be known officially as the U.N. Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, although officials say it will be referred to as U.N. Women (www.unwomen.org). It...
5/30/2012
The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance— International IDEA is an intergovernmental organization that supports sustainable democracy worldwide. Its objective is to...
5/30/2012
President Asif Ali Zardari on Wednesday called for protecting democracy and democratic institutions adding that the elected assemblies and the government will complete their five-year mandated...
5/30/2012
An Islamic group, Women in Da'awah has said that the political environment in the country is not conducive for women to participate in politics. Maryam Idris Uthman, said the organisation propagates...
5/30/2012
The very low level of female representation in local government is possibly due to the ''rough'' and ''confronting'' nature of politics, which does not come naturally to women, the general manager...
5/30/2012
The day she won election for village head of Gaojie, a hamlet of 1,217 in hilly loess country in northern Shaanxi Province, Bai Yitong was a fresh-faced 19-year-old with scraped-back hair and big,...
5/30/2012
Australia got its first female prime minister on Thursday after the ruling party dumped Kevin Rudd and installed his deputy as leader. Julia Gillard will lead the government to elections due within...