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Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Spain's parliament leads Europe in gender-equality despite rise of far right
Spain’s new parliament, sworn in on Tuesday, has the largest share of women in any European legislature, no small achievement for a country still reinventing itself four decades after the end of a right-wing, traditionalist dictatorship. Women’s...
Thursday, May 02, 2019
Spain just elected its most feminist parliament ever
The new batch of MPs to take their seats in Spain’s Congress will include more women than ever before – almost but not quite as many as men. With all the votes counted on Monday morning, it is now clear that 46.8 percent of elected members of...
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Spanish politician Isabel Carrasco shot dead in Leon
A top politician in northern Spain has been shot dead in public and two women have been arrested. Isabel Carrasco, head of the provincial government in Leon and a member of the governing People's Party (PP), was shot as she crossed a footbridge....
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Spain: Letters from Political Prisoners
A book of the collected writings of over 100 women who were political prisoners during Argentina’s 1976-1983 military dictatorship, a symbol of what it means to fight for freedom and justice from inside a prison, was launched in Spain. To...