5/30/2012
The first ever Women’s Parliament in India began with a bang here on Monday with 500 elected women members, from all over India, representing their Parliamentary Constituencies to find an alternate...
5/30/2012
“This female public official needs us to help her navigate through the storm of conflicting interests that will most surely buffet her sails. That’s when she most needs her constituency – to help her...
5/30/2012
The near-50% number of female members in Welsh Assembly could drop below 30% in 2011 amid retirements and changes in party selection procedures. In 2003, 30 of the 60 members were women, which rose...
5/30/2012
Brazil was one of the first countries in Latin America to grant women the right to vote, but it has one of the lowest levels of female representation in public office, according to data from the...
5/30/2012
Little of that has silenced Mu Sochua, a female parliamentarian belonging to the opposition Sam Rainsy Party. She has fired verbal salvos at the Hun Sen administration in her quest for justice. It is...
5/30/2012
"While on one side the conflict created havoc in Sri Lanka, on the other hand it—to some extent—helped to advance the rights of women, particularly in strongly male-dominated societies where the...
5/30/2012
Low female literacy rate, gender gap, low life expectancy and a range of other women-centric issues which are facing India can only be addressed if more women enter politics, said an NGO here Monday....
5/30/2012
Hana Al-Zuhair and Samira Al-Suwaigh were among the six members appointed Sunday by Commerce and Industry Minister Abdullah Zainal Alireza to the Asharqia Chamber. This is the first time women in the...
5/30/2012
Women' associations are ready with a 'national strategy' for increased participation of Burundian women in the second post-conflict general elections that will start in May with the local elections,...
5/30/2012
Obligatory quotas for the number of women put forward for selection as a parliamentary candidate by each political party have been proposed. The conference on diversity issues was commissioned by...