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Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Survey : Women Political Activist’s Participation in Politics in Cambodia
Cambodian women remain to face different forms of discrimination and violence against them in their political participation and interests; it is a serious issue although their political rights and participation are fully guaranteed by the Cambodian...
FILE - A group of women take shelter under a tree a the Bogo IDP camp in Maroua, Cameroon, April 28, 2022.
Monday, January 23, 2023
Cameroon activists push gender parity for Senate elections
MAROUA, CAMEROON — Activists in Cameroon are urging more women candidates to enter races for Senate seats before a January 28 deadline. Only 26 members of Cameroon's 100-member senate are women, a number advocates want to see doubled. But...
Report: WOMEN AT THE TABLE: INSIGHTS FROM LEBANESE WOMEN IN POLITICS (UN Women)
Thursday, December 15, 2022
Women at the table: Insights from Lebanese women in politics
UN Women and ESCWA conducted in-depth interviews with seven Lebanese women in politics who were all ‘first’s’ in different ways. They include the first female Minister of Interior in Lebanon and the Arab world, the first female Minister to have a...
Listening to women in politics: New report by UN Women and UN ESCWA tells the stories of 7 trailblazing Lebanese women in politics who have broken ‘glass ceilings’ - Photo: UN Women Lebanon / UN ESCWA
Thursday, December 15, 2022
Listening to women in politics: New report by UN Women and UN ESCWA tells the stories of 7 trailblazing Lebanese women in politics who have broken ‘glass ceilings’
Beirut, 12 December 2022 – Today, UN Women and ESCWA jointly launched a report on women’s political participation entitled “Women at the Table: Insights from Lebanese Women in Politics”. The report analyses a set of seven in-depth interviews with...
Lynda Tabuya says she wants to use her popularity to promote more women to enter Fijian politics. (Mick Tsikas/AAP PHOTOS)
Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Fight to get Fijian women in politics
Fijian women remain severely under-represented in politics. Only one in six of the more than 340 candidates putting their hand up for this month's election are women, a significant drop in the proportion of women since the previous poll in 2018....
USA: Women in politics still face sexism from the media  - Courtesy of IMDB
Thursday, December 08, 2022
USA: Women in politics still face sexism from the media
From Hillary Clinton to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, some things have yet to change. Prejudice is alive and sustained in the media. Today, some journalists fall back on old habits, basing their questions and commentary on old prejudices like sexism,...
“Their courage should give us hope and direction”: Generation Equality Action Coalition on Feminist Movements and Leadership uplifts the contributions and priorities of women human rights defenders (UN Women Logo)
Wednesday, December 07, 2022
“Their courage should give us hope and direction”: Generation Equality Action Coalition on Feminist Movements and Leadership uplifts the contributions and priorities of women human rights defenders
On 29 November, the Action Coalition on Feminist Movements and Leadership, together with UN Women and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, held their first official commemoration of International Women Human Rights Defenders Day to...
LOS ANGELES, CA-JANUARY 18, 2019: Supporters cheer during the 4th annual Women’s March Los Angeles kickoff at Pershing Square in dowtown Los Angeles. (Gabriella Angotti-Jones/Los Angeles Times)
Wednesday, December 07, 2022
California Politics: Huge gains for women in the Legislature
SACRAMENTO —  The California Legislature that will be sworn in Monday will include more women than ever before, accounting for about 42% of state lawmakers. That might not sound like much for a progressive state like California — home to a roster of...
Women leaders present a gender-responsive constitutional vision to representatives of the international community (Picture Zawya)
Monday, November 28, 2022
Women leaders present a gender-responsive constitutional vision to representatives of the international community
Forty women from civil society organizations, women’s groups, political parties, armed movements, and academia came together over two weeks and produced a joint gender-responsive constitutional vision in a series of workshops organized by UNITAMS in...
Voices of women and girls essential to fight for human rights (Picture: OHCHR)
Friday, November 25, 2022
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...
Push forward: 10 ways to end violence against women (UNW logo)
Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Push forward: 10 ways to end violence against women
Violence against women and girls remains the most pervasive human rights violation in the world, affecting more than 1 in 3 women—a figure that has remained largely unchanged over the last decade. Global emergencies, crises and conflict have further...
Women’s participation in local government of Bangladesh (Picture: Khabarhub)
Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Women’s participation in local government of Bangladesh
Policy frameworks are set to include women in the political process for empowering women, and enhancing rural development, and national development as a whole. Over the years public policies have been made, and revised to mandatorily include women...
Italian women MPs win right to breastfeed in chamber (Picture: Senato Stamp)
Monday, November 21, 2022
Italian women MPs win right to breastfeed in chamber
Breastfeeding members of the chamber of deputies will be allowed to sit in the top row of the assembly, or in a reserved gallery. Rome: Italian women MPs will be allowed to breastfeed their children in the Chamber during debates, the committee...
Participants of the fourth Women Constitution-Makers Dialogue, held in October 2022.
Thursday, November 17, 2022
Building Women’s Expertise and Comparative Knowledge of Decentralization Processes: Fourth Annual Women Constitution-Makers’ Dialogue
TRANSFORMING CONSTITUTION-BUILDING In a global context of democratic backsliding and growing intrastate and interstate conflicts, the imperative of women’s full and equal participation in constitution-building and peace processes is more urgent than...
Nepal: Women’s share in House likely to shrink (Picture: The Kathmandu Post)
Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Nepal: Women’s share in House likely to shrink
With few women FPTP candidates, more of them may need to be elected to the upper house to meet the requirement. Cross-party women politicians have long been lobbying with their leaders to increase the number of female candidates in the first-past-...
Promoting the role of youth in political and democratic spaces (International IDEA)
Friday, November 11, 2022
Promoting the role of youth in political and democratic spaces
The first Summit for Democracy, held in December 2021, brought together leaders from government, civil society, and the private sector to set out an affirmative agenda for democratic renewal. Between the first and second Summit, the ‘Year of Action...
Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu met women mukhtars on October 26 in Edirne, northwestern Türkiye. (Photo: AA)
Thursday, November 10, 2022
Only 2 percent of Türkiye's neighborhood and village heads are women
There are over 50,000 mukhtars in the country. Despite a slight increase in the share of women mukhtars over the past few years, women’s groups call for more representation at the local level. Women make up only about 2.2 percent of the mukhtars, or...
Oppah Muchinguri (News Day)
Tuesday, November 08, 2022
African women in politics: Influence or just numbers?
The world we live in is marked by a profoundly unequal distribution of the burden of adversity between men and women. From Japan to Africa, to the United States of America, gender disparity exists in almost every country. Inequality between men and...

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