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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Jayathma Wickramanayake of Sri Lanka as his next Envoy on Youth. She will succeed...
France voted a record number of women into parliament, election results showed on Monday, after President Emmanuel Macron's victorious Republic on...
As a society bound by tradition, change comes slowly to Japan. That includes opportunities for women in politics and government. But lately there's...
Despite comprising almost half of the Nigerian population, youth have been historically marginalized from entering politics at a state and federal...
Approximately 60 percent of Guinea’s population is under the age of 24, but young people in the West African nation continue to be underrepresented...
Politically minded women and those looking to get more involved in politics met Saturday morning to talk campaigns, running for office and how to...
Lebanon is the oldest democracy in the Middle East, granting women the right to vote and run for office in 1953. So why, more than six decades later...
More than 200 women have been elected to House of Commons, beating previous high of 196 over last parliament. There will be a record number of female...
The political arena in the country appears to be far from offering a level playing field for women politicians, at least going by the recent party...
Christine Lui Chen, a 36-year-old health care executive in New Jersey and mother of two small children, had never considered entering politics,...
MEXICO CITY — Mexico will hold its presidential elections next year. And for the first time, an indigenous woman is running for the office. More than...
Historically, snap elections are bad news for women's representation - so are we likely to see more female MPs from Wales at Westminster after 8 June...
When Bidya Devi Bhandari became Nepal’s first woman President in 2015, cynics dismissed her arguing that she was the widow of a political leader, it...
In commemoration of Democracy Day, an NGO for women and girls, FAME Foundation has called on the Nigerian government to make it easy for women to get...
Mikie Sherrill has never run for office. But after piloting Navy rescue missions to places like the Persian Gulf, Italy and Bahrain, where the heat...
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...

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