9/22/2014
n response to President Obama’s challenge to other heads of state to break down barriers to women’s political and economic participation, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Valerie...
9/22/2014
Since ancient times, Yemeni women have been linked with political life and have had a distinct role. This historical legacy makes Yemen one of the few countries where women have gained balanced roles...
9/22/2014
Female politicians feel that their male counterparts enjoy more space in the media because they have more resources. Women Parliamentarians attending a Gender and Elections workshop in Kadoma last...
9/21/2014
The United Nations General Assembly is one of the main deliberative organ policymaking and representative organ of the United Nations, is integrated by 193 Member States. The General Assembly meets...
9/18/2014
Zimbabwe currently has 85 women parliamentarians in the National Assembly compared to 185 men. This means that the country would not meet the 2015 Sadc deadline, as the next elections in Zimbabwe are...
9/18/2014
The Fiji Women's Rights Movement acknowledged women candidates, young women voters, the elderly and those living with disability who were part of the election on Wednesday. The organisation...
9/16/2014
When it comes to political participation, Chinese women have made great progress during the past decades. In 2013, women accounted for 23.4 percent of the deputies who attended the 12th NPC (National...
9/14/2014
Photo-Fardin Waezi / UNAMA   "I call on members of the largest generation of youth in history to confront challenges and consider what you can do to resolve them. To take control of your destiny and...
9/12/2014
Turkey -- Rezan Zugurli is soft-spoken and unassuming, but she radiates charisma. You would never peg her as a fighter.