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Making room for women in politics demands a new political imagination

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June 8, 2024

Making room for women in politics demands a new political imagination

In September last year, when the Women’s Reservation Bill was passed in Parliament, it raised hopes of a more gender-equal legislature.

In September last year, when the Women’s Reservation Bill was passed in Parliament, it raised hopes of a more gender-equal legislature.

More women in politics is the key to our future

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June 4, 2024

More women in politics is the key to our future

We could not agree more with female members of parliament (MPs) in Bangladesh who have advocated for a dedicated law to enhance female participation in politics and empower women leaders.

We could not agree more with female members of parliament (MPs) in Bangladesh who have advocated for a dedicated law to enhance female participation in politics and empower women leaders.

Mexico elects first female president − but will that improve the lot of country’s women?

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June 4, 2024

Mexico elects first female president − but will that improve the lot of country’s women?

USA: Women's Status in 2024 State Level Elections

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May 29, 2024

USA: Women's Status in 2024 State Level Elections

Political parties are too generic on issues affecting women

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May 28, 2024

Political parties are too generic on issues affecting women

Women comprise most of South Africa’s population and almost 55% of registered voters for next week’s watershed general elections. Historically they have been discriminated against and remain at the bottom of society’s food chain.

Women comprise most of South Africa’s population and almost 55% of registered voters for next week’s watershed general elections. Historically they have been discriminated against and remain at the bottom of society’s food chain.

Oprah for President. No, Taylor Swift! Why celebrity women haven't crossed into politics

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May 23, 2024

Oprah for President. No, Taylor Swift! Why celebrity women haven't crossed into politics

Before Donald Trump was a president, he was a television celebrity and high-profile real estate mogul.

Before Donald Trump was a president, he was a television celebrity and high-profile real estate mogul.

Beyond quotas for women's political empowerment

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May 23, 2024

Beyond quotas for women's political empowerment

Politics has historically been a male-dominated space. Men hold the majority of power in the political sphere globally due to entrenched patriarchal norms that prioritize male leadership and decision-making.

Politics has historically been a male-dominated space. Men hold the majority of power in the political sphere globally due to entrenched patriarchal norms that prioritize male leadership and decision-making.

The grim 'Nari Shakti' reality: When will women be adequately represented in Indian politics?

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May 21, 2024

The grim 'Nari Shakti' reality: When will women be adequately represented in Indian politics?

“For me, a better democracy is a democracy where women do not only have the right to vote and to elect but to be elected.”

Michelle Bachelet, former president of Chile.

“For me, a better democracy is a democracy where women do not only have the right to vote and to elect but to be elected.”

Michelle Bachelet, former president of Chile.