5/30/2012
Government legislation to help prevent women who live on reserves from losing their homes because of a divorce or abuse has won final approval from the Senate in spite of passionate last-minute...
5/30/2012
Almost 50 percent of the country’s population is women, but their represen­tation in the parliament is only 14 percent. In the local government, the figures are dismal. There is only one woman...
5/30/2012
It is an indisputable fact that in Tanzania, as in most other developing countries, women are still largely absent from higher positions of leadership in the political arena. They are normally...
5/30/2012
Despite a number of high-profile female candidates this year, women have yet to break through in politics the way they have in the rest of the workforce. Only 17 percent of members of Congress...
5/30/2012
The Young Women Leaders Academy (YWLA), a year-long program that aims to inspire and empower young Middle Eastern women to pursue political careers in their home countries, culminated in a two-...
5/30/2012
Speaking to a group of women earlier this month about the government’s democratic initiative, Erdoğan said: “I don’t believe in the equality of men and women; women and men are different,...