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,...
5/30/2012
Reforms in the electoral process and within political parties are needed to ensure effective role of women in policy making, the participants urged at a policy dialogue organised by National...
5/30/2012
Promoting women into leadership does not mean women are taking over men's role.This was the response of Ms. Val Stanley, UNIFEM facilitator during a media forum organized by UNIFEM yesterday....
5/30/2012
Oklahomans head to the polls today for the first of three potential votes to choose a new governor. And for the second time this year, we could have a historic outcome -- two female nominees...
5/30/2012
The only woman ever to be elected to Parliament in Solomon Islands says its disappointing more women won’t be running in next month’s election. The Solomon Islands Electoral Commission...
5/30/2012
Calling upon the international community to reflect on its past experiences in negotiating with fundamentalist and extremist organisations, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said in Kabul...
5/30/2012
UNIFEM is seeking the services of independent consultant/s for conducting a baseline study for the programme “From communities to global security institutions: Engaging women in building peace and...
5/30/2012
For female candidates, this campaign presents a paradox. More than 430 women — a record number, up nearly one-quarter from the last election — are seeking seats in the 249-member lower house of...