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"I can't believe we just put the biggest crack in that glass ceiling yet... if there are any girls out there that stayed up late to watch - I may...
Islamabad: To enhance political participation of women with disability (WWD), participants of a roundtable discussion stressed for concrete measures...
LIMA – Peru’s Second Vice President, Mercedes Araoz, an economist by training, was sworn in on 17 September 2017 as the new head of the Council of...
The head of Tonga's Civil Society Forum says getting more women into parliament is everyone's responsibility and it is time for more gender balance...
NAIROBI, Sept 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Buoyed by record gains in last month's elections, Kenyan activists say they hope the nation's top...
The secretary general of the Pacific Islands Forum Dame Meg Taylor wants to put more effort into empowering women leaders.  The PACNEWS agency...
Latin America has some of the world’s most restrictive abortion laws. Yet it also leads the world in electing female presidents — including Chilean...
The government has rejected all six proposals to give parliament more equal female representation, prepared by the Commons’ women and equalities...
Nirmala Sitharman said her appointment sent a "big message to the world of what's the status of women in India... This country will never stop...
This year has brought with it a wave of women interested in running for office, particularly among Democrats. And though Republicans have seen less...
Women in Mutare have added their voices on the growing calls for women to register and vote for female candidates in the forthcoming elections. Women...
The deputy prime minister of Samoa Fiame Naomi Mata'afa says the uncertainty associated with running for office deters Pacific women from entering...
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu on Aug. 27 called on women and young people to get more involved in...
Politicians in York have added their voices to calls for better gender representation in local government, after newly-published research about the...
An old boys’ network in local political parties is deterring women from standing as councillors, a report has said. Only one in three local...
The history of women in American politics is just as long as that of the nation as a whole. Even in the days before the Constitution guaranteed women...
Papua New Guinea's prime minister says he's looking to revive a proposal to reserve 22 seats in the country's parliament for women. No women were...
AMMAN –– The overall experience of women in the latest elections, whether as voters or candidates, was “positive”, despite some shortcomings related...
More women have been elected to Parliament this year compared to 2013, but the 12th Parliament might be plunged into an unprecedented constitutional...
(PRESS RELEASE) – 31 July 2017, Colombo: A discussion forum on operationalizing the 25% quota for women in Local Government, and comparative...

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