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...
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...