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More women in politics would help safeguard access to abortion (Picture: Toronto Star)
Canada: More women in politics would help safeguard access to abortion
"Women hold just 30 per cent of seats in Parliament; only two of 12 premiers are women. It matters because women matter."I remember sitting in the back seat of my dad’s truck, driving around Saint John when I was 12. I was feeling smug because I had...
 Politics and peril for Asian women - Bangkok Post
Politics and peril for Asian women
The political landscape in Asia has been very dynamic lately, but it is a disappointment to me personally that events have not been kind to women.Filipinos on Monday picked Ferdinand Marcos Jr, the son of the late dictator, as their next president....
Garbage, blasted glass, and the women cleaning up political filth in Lebanon - CNN
Garbage, blasted glass, and the women cleaning up political filth in Lebanon
(CNN) In 2015, I spent the summer protesting and getting tear-gassed. I wasn't protesting for anything grand. I was one of hundreds of thousands of people who took to the streets to demand an end to the garbage crisis.We are obsessed with...
The barriers preventing migrant women engaging in Australian politics - Published on Monash University
The barriers preventing migrant women engaging in Australian politics
As the federal election date draws nearer, it’s almost impossible for Australians to avoid the policies, promises and paraphernalia of political parties and candidates contesting the election.Since Australia has compulsory voting, every...
Special Seats Bill in Nigeria: Balancing representation through constitutional reforms - Punch
Special seats bill in Nigeria: Balancing representation through constitutional reforms
Global trends indicate the slow-paced progress in closing gender gaps across major dimensions of human development in different countries. Nigeria remains one of the poor performing countries with respect to closing its gender gaps, especially under...
Nigerian women and politics of gender inequality
Nigerian women and politics of gender inequality
‘When some women try to get involved in politics, they are despised and as such they are at the defensive. Even their co-women would despise them and refuse to support and vote for them…First, women are not as financially buoyant as the men....

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Inter-Parliamentary Union, UNDP, International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA)
Special seats bill in Nigeria: Balancing representation through constitutional reforms
Special Seats Bill in Nigeria: Balancing representation through constitutional reforms - Punch
Inter-Parliamentary Union, UNDP, International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA)
Special seats bill in Nigeria: Balancing representation through constitutional reforms
Special Seats Bill in Nigeria: Balancing representation through constitutional reforms - Punch
Inter-Parliamentary Union, UNDP, International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA)
Special seats bill in Nigeria: Balancing representation through constitutional reforms
Special Seats Bill in Nigeria: Balancing representation through constitutional reforms - Punch
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