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Sierra Leone Telegraph: 22 January 2023
Wednesday, January 25, 2023
President Bio signs landmark gender equality law – opening doors for more women in parliament
Last Thursday, President Julius Maada Bio signed a new Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Bill 2022, known also as the GEWE Act 2022, that is seeking to open up the country’s political space and establish a level playing field for women in...
WA Premier Mark McGowan has named Sabine Winton as one of two additions to his cabinet. (Facebook: Sabine Winton )
Friday, December 16, 2022
Australia: Mark McGowan's new cabinet takes shape, with Jackie Jarvis and Sabine Winton joining ranks
First-term MP Jackie Jarvis and Wanneroo MP Sabine Winton have been elevated to Mark McGowan's WA cabinet. They will take the places of retiring party veteran Alannah MacTiernan and outgoing Water Minister Dave Kelly, who announced last week he...
Sierra Leone's President, Julius Madaa Bio.
Thursday, November 17, 2022
Sierra Leone passes bill To give women 30% representation in parliament
Sierra Leonean lawmakers on Tuesday voted unanimously to pass the Gender Empowerment Act, ensuring that one in three members of parliament, as well as local councillors, is a woman. Currently only 19 of Sierra Leone’s 146 members of parliament are...
The 10-Point Action Agenda: Advancing gender equality in crisis settings (10PAA) - UNDP
Friday, November 11, 2022
The 10-Point Action Agenda: Advancing gender equality in crisis settings (10PAA)
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has developed a 10-Point Action Agenda for Advancing Gender Equality in Crisis Settings (10PAA), a roadmap to guide its development programming towards results that will help transform and advance...
What is a gender-sensitive parliament? (IPU)
Wednesday, October 19, 2022
What is a gender-sensitive parliament?
What are the criteria that make a parliament gender-sensitive? Which parliaments are more gender-sensitive than others? How can your parliament become more gender-sensitive? Answers in this short video. Click here to access the video.
Leaders are asking for equal and visible representation of women in the COP 27 presidency and leadership team (Picture: SHE Changes Climate)
Tuesday, October 04, 2022
Leaders are asking for equal and visible representation of women in the COP 27 presidency and leadership team
We are facing a planetary emergency, and more than 500 leaders from around the world are coming together to ask the COP27 Presidency and all Leaders attending COP for equal representation and urgent action to solve the crisis. Women and men are...
IPINST
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Achieving Sustainable Peace and Security through Gender-Responsive Leadership
On Wednesday, September 21st, IPI together with the Government of Sweden, and the Sasakawa Peace Foundation, in cooperation with the Folke Bernadotte Academy, is cohosting the annual Women, Peace, and Leadership Symposium at IPI on “Achieving...
A special session at the FNC highlighted Emirati women’s parliamentary achievements over the past 50 years.
Friday, September 16, 2022
UAE aims for greater political empowerment of Emirati women
Country on target towards 50% female representation in Federal National Council. Abu Dhabi: The Ministry of State for Federal National Council Affairs (MFNCA) has organised a dialogue session to promote political participation among Emirati women....
Zawadi Amour Nassor. Photo: UN Women
Thursday, August 25, 2022
Partnership with women’s caucus strengthens the voices of women legislators in Zanzibar
Just a few years before she was elected as a Member of the Zanzibar House of Representatives (ZHoR), Zawadi Amour Nassor didn’t have political aspirations, but life had bigger plans for her. Today, she represents the Konde constituency of Northern...
Intergeneration Dialogue on Generation Equality and Women’s Leadership in Malawi: “This is Malawi, a land of women, who lead, and men, who celebrate them” (Picture: UN Women)
Friday, July 01, 2022
Intergeneration Dialogue on Generation Equality and Women’s Leadership in Malawi: “This is Malawi, a land of women, who lead, and men, who celebrate them”
In 2021, the world’s political leaders, youth activists, corporate executives, development agencies, gathered in Paris for the Generation Equality Forum to lay the foundation for a new agenda to address gender equality. Following the Forum, as a co-...
Sara Mohammad Falaknaz
Monday, June 20, 2022
Sara Mohammad Falaknaz
Sara Mohammad Falaknaz is Member of the Federal National Council of the United Arab Emirates. This interview was conducted on 7 September 2021, in Vienna (Austria), during the Fifth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament. Click on the Settings...
Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik during the oath taking ceremony of new cabinet ministers, at Lok Seva Bhawan, in Bhubnaeswar, June 5, 2022. Photo: PTI
Tuesday, June 14, 2022
"Women power, clean image": Naveen Patnaik revamps cabinet with eye on 2024 polls
By accommodating more women and dropping some controversial leaders from the cabinet, the Biju Janata Dal chief is gearing up for assembly and general elections. Bhubaneswar: Barely a week after completing three years in his fifth term as the chief...
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese is seen here last week, speaking alongside (from left) Finance Minister Penny Wong, Deputy Prime Minster Richard Marles and Finance Minister Katy Gallagher. (David Gray/Getty Images)
Thursday, June 02, 2022
Australia's new prime minister appoints a record 10 women to his Cabinet
Australia's new government will look more like its country, as Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has named a record 10 women to his incoming Cabinet. The high-profile appointments include Penny Wong as foreign minister, Claire O'Neil as home affairs...
Grace Boroto
Monday, May 23, 2022
Grace Boroto
Grace Boroto is a Member of the Parliament of South Africa. This interview was conducted on 6 September 2021, in Vienna (Austria), during the 13th Summit of Women Speakers of Parliament. Click on the Settings button for subtitles in English, French...
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Elisabeth Borne: Who is France's new prime minister and what's on her to-do list?
Centrist politician Elisabeth Borne was appointed France’s new prime minister on Monday, becoming the second woman to hold the post in the country. Borne, 61, who was labour minister in the previous government, succeeds Jean Castex, who resigned...
Reuters
Friday, April 08, 2022
Senate confirms Jackson as first Black woman on U.S. Supreme Court
WASHINGTON, April 7 (Reuters) - Ketanji Brown Jackson was confirmed by the Senate on Thursday as the first Black woman to serve on the Supreme Court in a milestone for the United States and a victory for President Joe Biden, who made good on a...
Biden nominates Ketanji Brown Jackson to become first black woman on supreme court - The Guardian
Monday, February 28, 2022
Biden nominates Ketanji Brown Jackson to become first black woman on supreme court
Joe Biden on Friday nominated Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the supreme court, seeking to elevate a Black woman to the nation’s highest court for the first time in its 232-year history. Biden’s decision to nominate Jackson to succeed Justice...
Biden appointing more black women judges than any other president
Thursday, February 17, 2022
Biden appointing more black women judges than any other president
The White House says adding more diverse judges to the federal courts remains a priority for the president. Ebony M. Scott on Monday became the twelfth Black woman confirmed to a seat on the federal court under President Biden, continuing his pledge...

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