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Thursday, August 13, 2020
Will the pandemic help or hinder an Australian “women’s wave” in politics?
By Kristine Ziwica, In June, Chris Wallace, an associate professor at the University of Canberra’s 50/50 by 2030 Foundation, wrote a piece for The Conversation in which she claimed that Morrison’s decision to end free...
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Where are all the women leaders?
By Nina Montagu-Smith  When Satsuki Katayama was appointed as the sole female minister in Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's new cabinet in 2018, she immediately came face-to-face with the practical obstacles facing...
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Liberia's self-proclaimed 'feminist president' Weah fails to nominate woman candidate
Liberia’s ruling Coalition for Democratic Change party has announced its candidates for the upcoming 8 December senatorial elections, without nominating a single female, which has drawn huge criticism from women’s...
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Kamala Harris named by Joe Biden as his VP pick
Joe Biden has chosen Kamala Harris, the prominent senator from California whose political career has included many barrier-breaking moments, as his running mate, his campaign announced on Tuesday. The decision comes...
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Watch more TV to understand the backlash against the women in the running for vice president
By Karrin Vasby Anderson,  Joe Biden’s promise to name a woman running mate has prompted familiar debates about gender and power. Are these potential vice presidents supposed to be presidential lackeys or understudies ...
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
The key to an inclusive recovery? Putting women in decision-making roles
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka pounds the table for women and girls. As she speaks, it’s like a drumbeat — how girls need to complete their education, how they need access to technology, how child marriage and pregnancy will...
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Jacinda Ardern says vision not 'defined' by Covid-19
Labour's campaign slogan "Let's Keep Moving" is hardly the most inspirational but reflects the conservative game plan - trade on the Covid response and stay on track. With Parliament adjourned and politicians ready to...
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
The science behind women leaders’ success in fighting Covid-19
They have been observed, scrutinized, and then applauded. Women leaders around the world have had considerably more success in slowing the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic and its general outcomes, and two economists...
Monday, August 10, 2020
Promoting women’s participation and leadership in political parties
Political parties are the main entryway to politics and should serve as gatekeepers of democracy. When political parties adopt effective gender equality measures within their own structures, they widen their support...
Monday, August 10, 2020
Women political leaders key to 'more equal and caring societies'
When women take part in politics, the whole of society benefits. That is the main finding of a new report from Westminster Foundation for Democracy and the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership at King’s College...
Monday, August 10, 2020
Four Israeli women who’ve broken new political ground
One was 3 years old when she trekked out of her remote African village with her parents, ultimately bound for Israel, and another had to break loose of the strictures of her insular ultra-Orthodox Jewish world. A third...
Tuesday, August 04, 2020
Meet The 19th*, a new gender and politics news organization by women and for women
Four years ago, Emily Ramshaw was on maternity leave from her job as editor-in-chief of The Texas Tribune. Hillary Clinton was running for president. Two questions followed Clinton. Is she electable? Is she likable? “...
Tuesday, August 04, 2020
Around globe, women leaders rise to the pandemic challenge
By Sara Miller Llana, Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen secured the trust and love of her people. As Denmark entered one of Europe’s first lockdowns in mid-March, the nation’s...
Tuesday, August 04, 2020
It’s official: Living in a female-led country is advantageous right now
By Susan Devaney, Currently, there are only 19 female world leaders.  And yet, throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, several countries have made headlines for the notable leadership style of the women in charge. You only...
Tuesday, August 04, 2020
Women politicians go unheard when they speak out but are ostracised if they oppose party narrative
Sarita Giri, on Thursday, was officially expelled from the Samajbadi Party, and consequently as a Member of Parliament, in the culmination of a series of events over the past few weeks that illustrate just how difficult...
Tuesday, August 04, 2020
UNDP, Norway to work together in Ukraine to support women’s participation in local politics
The United Nations Development Programme in Ukraine (UNDP) today signed a new Cooperation Agreement with the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on a project boost women’s representation and participation in Ukraine’s...
Tuesday, August 04, 2020
Pakistan: Empowering women key to sustainable development:
“Empowering young women is key to Pakistan’s sustainable social and economic development,” said Usman Dar, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Youth Affairs.   Addressing the launching ceremony of “Young Women in...
Friday, July 31, 2020
3 keys to raising women leaders
Raising up women leaders should matter to all of us—but it requires an oft-lacking intentionality.  Women make up more than half the church, and God has gifted both men and women for his glory and for his purposes. ...

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