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Abuse targeted at politicians on social media is putting some women off standing for public office, a union has warned. Sexist comments and insults...
French President Emmanuel Macron has unveiled a gender-balanced cabinet in accordance with an earlier pledge, with 11 of 22 posts taken by women....
A record number of women ran in British Columbia's (B.C.) provincial election, but that failed to translate into an increase of women in the province...
In the framework of the ‘Tunisian Week’ which took place at the European Parliament (Brussels) on the 2-4 May, the Women Political Leaders (WPL)...
The party of French President Emmanuel Macron has unveiled the names of more than 400 candidates for the June legislative elections -- and half of...
The government of Kenya has launched a strategy aimed at supporting greater participation of women in elective politics. This comes ahead of the two...
Women group bitter as only 54 women submitted forms for 448 local government positions in Lagos Members of a coalition, Strategies to Achieve Gender...
The first local elections in nearly 20 years are taking place in Nepal. Under the new constitution, local bodies have substantial clout - they will...
Scotland may be tiny, but the ambitions of its female leaders certainly are not. Teen Vogue spoke to the three parties ahead of the June 8 election...
Inspired by Hillary Clinton’s presidential candidacy, and still stunned by Donald Trump’s victory, increasing numbers of Democratic women are diving...
Provisional election results in Niue indicate a boost to women's representation in Niue's parliament. At least four women have won a place in the 20...
Polls have opened in Niue where a record number of candidates are vying for a seat in the common roll. A record number of 23 candidates are vying for...
In Cambodia, women continue to be underrepresented in politics. Only three of 29 cabinet ministers are women, and there are no women provincial...
Donald Trump's election was a life-altering event for many Americans. While men as well as women say the election deeply affected their lives, it is...
Women in the interior of Naitasiri are proud to see a woman head the Fijian Parliament. According to a statement released by the Fijian Parliament...
An opposition party in Algeria two weeks ago unveiled a parliamentary electoral list composed entirely of women. The first of its kind in the country...
Jean Sinzdak could see right away that this year would be different for women in politics. For the first time in her 12 years of running a seminar...
This article was originally published by Yle on 9 April 2017 here. If voter turnout is any indication, women care more about the future of their...
SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA – In rural Cambodia, the women’s revolution is coming. It’s not happening with pink pussy hats, placards and chanting. Instead,...
Mariam Jack Denton
The Gambia has a new speaker of parliament in the person of Mariama Diack Denton. She becomes the first speaker of a post-Jammeh era National...

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