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The trust crisis facing women leaders Picture: CNN
The trust crisis facing women leaders
Trust in women leaders is falling even as their numbers in high-ranking positions are rising. Why?More women than ever before are running the world’s biggest companies, but research shows that the rise in representation has been accompanied by...
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - NOVEMBER 30: (L-R) Sanna Marin, Prime Minister of Finland and Prime Minster ... [+]GETTY IMAGES
Experts React To Question On Prime Ministers Meeting “Because Of Their Age”
A question asked to New Zealand’s prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, to justify why she was meeting with Finland’s leader, Sanna Marin sparked debate around the world on Wednesday. The reporter asked, “[is it] just because you're similar in...
In Southeast Asia, violence against female political leaders is rising (Picture: Rappler)
In Southeast Asia, violence against female political leaders is rising
'Far too little attention has been paid to either the obstacles women face once they achieve positions of political leadership or the reasons why they leave politics.'Chonticha “Lookkate” Jangrew regularly experiences online abuse, intimidation,...
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Ten women in politics you should probably know about it
Love it or loathe it, politics is a completely unavoidable part of life, especially living here in the UK, where politicians and their various flaws and virtues seem to fuel daily headlines. Even as a politics student, I’ve found the ever-changing...
Voices of women and girls essential to fight for human rights (Picture: OHCHR)
Voices of women and girls essential to fight for human rights
“Around the world, we see stigmatization, harassment and outright attacks used to silence and discredit women who are outspoken as leaders, community workers, human rights defenders and politicians,” said Peggy Hicks, Director of the Thematic...
Efforts must be made to achieve 30 per cent women participation in political leadership. FILE PIC (News Straits Times)
Malaysia: Women's participation still has long way to go
Women make up almost 49.6 per cent of the world's population.Unfortunately, political representation numbers do not reflect the global percentage of women. Based on the statistics provided by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the...

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UN scores Nigeria low on women participation in politics
UN scores Nigeria low on women participation in politics (Picture: UN Logo)
UN Women
Experts React To Question On Prime Ministers Meeting “Because Of Their Age”
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - NOVEMBER 30: (L-R) Sanna Marin, Prime Minister of Finland and Prime Minster ... [+]GETTY IMAGES
UNDP, Inter-Parliamentary Union, UN Women
Towards improved measures of gender inequality: An evaluation of the United Nations Development Programme’s Gender Inequality Index and a proposal
Towards improved measures of gender inequality: An evaluation of the United Nations Development Programme’s Gender Inequality Index and a proposal (Picture: UN Women)
UNDP, Inter-Parliamentary Union, UN Women
Towards improved measures of gender inequality: An evaluation of the United Nations Development Programme’s Gender Inequality Index and a proposal
Towards improved measures of gender inequality: An evaluation of the United Nations Development Programme’s Gender Inequality Index and a proposal (Picture: UN Women)

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