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Indonesia election 2024: woman whose ‘words carry weight’ could determine winner of presidential polls

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Indonesia election 2024: woman whose ‘words carry weight’ could determine winner of presidential polls

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The all-male Indonesian presidential race in February to decide the next leader of Southeast Asia’s largest economy could well be in the hands of a woman.
The all-male Indonesian presidential race in February to decide the next leader of Southeast Asia’s largest economy could well be in the hands of a woman.

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Women in politics: a global perspective on challenges and progress

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Women in politics: a global perspective on challenges and progress

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In the ever-evolving world of politics, gender representation has become a pivotal conversation. From the United States to Kosovo, the struggle for women’s participation in politics, sports, entertainment, and judicial offices remains a global challenge. However, amidst these obstacles, progress is being made.

The Struggles of Women in Politics

In the ever-evolving world of politics, gender representation has become a pivotal conversation. From the United States to Kosovo, the struggle for women’s participation in politics, sports, entertainment, and judicial offices remains a global challenge. However, amidst these obstacles, progress is being made.

The Struggles of Women in Politics

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‘Too terrified to leave the house’: Internet trolls in Libya target women

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‘Too terrified to leave the house’: Internet trolls in Libya target women

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When parliamentary and presidential elections were announced in Libya for December 2021, prominent political activist Hanan al-Faidy, 46, immediately registered her candidacy for parliament in Benghazi.

When parliamentary and presidential elections were announced in Libya for December 2021, prominent political activist Hanan al-Faidy, 46, immediately registered her candidacy for parliament in Benghazi.

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Sudan: advocates urge increased women’s representation in civilian forces conference

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Sudan: advocates urge increased women’s representation in civilian forces conference

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(KHARTOUM) – In a significant move towards advancing gender equality in Sudan, a group of prominent women politicians and activists Tuesday called for increased female representation in the upcoming general conference of the Coordination of Democratic Civil Forces (CDCF).

(KHARTOUM) – In a significant move towards advancing gender equality in Sudan, a group of prominent women politicians and activists Tuesday called for increased female representation in the upcoming general conference of the Coordination of Democratic Civil Forces (CDCF).

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BBC 100 Women 2023: Who is on the list this year?

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BBC 100 Women 2023: Who is on the list this year?

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The BBC has revealed its list of 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world for 2023.

Among them are attorney and former US First Lady Michelle Obama, human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, Ballon d'Or-winning footballer Aitana Bonmatí, AI expert Timnit Gebru, feminist icon Gloria Steinem, Hollywood star America Ferrera and beauty mogul Huda Kattan.

The BBC has revealed its list of 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world for 2023.

Among them are attorney and former US First Lady Michelle Obama, human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, Ballon d'Or-winning footballer Aitana Bonmatí, AI expert Timnit Gebru, feminist icon Gloria Steinem, Hollywood star America Ferrera and beauty mogul Huda Kattan.

Argentina: ‘The poor like to see me beautiful’. How Eva Perón used fashion as a political tool

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November 20, 2023

Argentina: ‘The poor like to see me beautiful’. How Eva Perón used fashion as a political tool

Eva Perón, read via her clothes. The Argentine politician is an icon of Latin American feminism. Much has been written about the woman, who was at one point an actress, throughout the years.

Eva Perón, read via her clothes. The Argentine politician is an icon of Latin American feminism. Much has been written about the woman, who was at one point an actress, throughout the years.

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Online abuse of politically active Afghan women tripled after Taliban takeover, rights group reports

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Online abuse of politically active Afghan women tripled after Taliban takeover, rights group reports

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Online abuse and hate speech targeting politically active women in Afghanistan has significantly increased since the Taliban took over the country in Aug. 2021, according to a report released Monday by a U.K.-based rights group.

Online abuse and hate speech targeting politically active women in Afghanistan has significantly increased since the Taliban took over the country in Aug. 2021, according to a report released Monday by a U.K.-based rights group.

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Women’s activism in Iran continues, despite street protests dying down in face of state repression

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Women’s activism in Iran continues, despite street protests dying down in face of state repression

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Large-scale protests that erupted in 2022 across Iran, centering on women’s rights, captured the world’s attention.

Large-scale protests that erupted in 2022 across Iran, centering on women’s rights, captured the world’s attention.