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Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Patriarchy rules politics too, but these women want to change that
Urmila Singh has been helping women in Bihar nurture their political ambitions for over two decades now. She remembers how the 73rd and 74th amendments to the Constitution in 1993 had reserved a third of seats in all...
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
More women need to enter politics to ensure effective control over govt machinery
As far as abilities go, women have shown their prowess time and again. Women are not inferior to men in any field. As prime ministers, industrialists, sportspersons or doctors, they have proved their mettle in every...
Monday, September 14, 2020
Lawmaker who brought her newborn to the California statehouse joins other elected women challenging outdated notions around parenthood
Buffy Wicks held her newborn as she stood to speak on the floor of the California State Assembly. “Please, please, please pass this bill,” said the masked lawmaker during a short speech on housing legislation, her 1-...
Monday, September 14, 2020
USU research study: Who is included – and excluded – when making county policies?
A research study conducted by Utah State University’s Utah Women & Leadership Project (UWLP), in conjunction with USU Extension, reports that women hold 42.5% of leadership positions within county governments in...
Monday, September 14, 2020
Women leaders’ competence on COVID: The proof
By Avivah Wittenberg-Cox, Following a popular April blog I wrote titled What Do Countries With The Best Coronavirus Responses Have In Common? Women Leaders, I’m delighted to follow-up with academic research that proves...
Monday, September 14, 2020
Rare win for a woman in Bougainville election
A 29 year old has become just the second woman to win an open seat in the Bougainville parliament. Theonila Roka Matbob's Ioro constituency in central Bougainville includes the Panguna mine within its boundaries. The...
Friday, September 11, 2020
Liselott Blixt
Liselott Blixt is a Member of Parliament from Denmark. This interview was conducted in March 2019 in the margins of the sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW63) in New York.
Friday, September 11, 2020
Achieving Gender Equality in Nationality Laws during the 75th session of the UN General Assembly
As the world confronts the COVID-19 pandemic, gender discrimination in nationality laws is exacerbating the hardships facing affected families. With the widespread closing of borders to all but citizens, many families...
Friday, September 11, 2020
Why has Sweden never had a female Prime Minister?
"Human rights, women's rights and gender equality are so high up on the agenda in Sweden that when you talk to people they are embarrassed that Sweden is the only Nordic country which hasn't had a woman prime minister...
Thursday, September 10, 2020
COVID-19 and democracy: Can parliaments come to the rescue?
An informal virtual interactive panel debate for International Day of Democracy, in partnership with the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory at Arizona State University, on Tuesday 15 September from 17:00-18:30...
Thursday, September 10, 2020
Women make better leaders than men -female Prime Minister of Barbados
According to Mia Mottley, the first female Prime Minister of Barbados, women make better leaders than men because they are more caring’ and run their country ‘like a family household’. The 54 year old Barbadian...
Wednesday, September 09, 2020
Tony Abbott just proved why we’re all looking to women leaders to get us out of this crisis
Oh Tony. Tony, Tony, Tony. Just when we thought we were free of your irrational, fear-mongering drivel, you pipe up with another nugget of gold. This time, you thought you’d share your wisdom on the Coronavirus...
Wednesday, September 09, 2020
Are women leaders really doing better on coronavirus? The data backs it up
Over the last few months, there has been much discussion of leadership during the pandemic. What constitutes good leadership? Who has performed better and which countries have been worse? One pattern that emerged early...
Wednesday, September 09, 2020
25 years after Beijing’s Women Conference, significance ‘undimmed’
Looking back on the Fourth World Conference on Women in the Chinese capital, UN Women Executive Director, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, said in a statement that “we have seen the strength and impact of collective activism...
Wednesday, September 09, 2020
Generations of progress for women and girls could be lost to COVID pandemic, UN chief warns
In an address to a virtual town hall with young women from civil society organizations, the Secretary-General said that the global pandemic has already reversed decades of limited and fragile progress on gender equality...
Tuesday, September 08, 2020
Women who inspire: Leading through a pandemic
When we look at the global response to COVID-19, female leaders are shining. From New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, to Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, female leaders have excelled in displaying a governance...
Tuesday, September 08, 2020
Female leaders say sexism, threats come with the job
Local female leaders in Norman and Oklahoma City have been subject to threats, harassment and sexism in recent months. The COVID-19 pandemic coupled with urgent calls for racial justice have stirred a new group of vocal...
Tuesday, September 08, 2020
Julia Gillard pleased her misogyny speech has become ‘battle anthem’ for young women
Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard said she is pleased her viral “misogyny” speech directed at Tony Abbott has become a “battle anthem” for young women fighting to make their way in the workplace. Speaking...

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