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Sunday, July 13, 2014
Women in parliament: Britain has ‘real problem’ with lack of female MPs as report and cabinet reshuffle put gender in the spotlight
With the role of women in British politics again coming under the spotlight this week, MPs and former ministers have warned that there is a “real problem” with the issue of gender in Westminster. David Cameron is expected to reveal a major Cabinet...
Thursday, July 03, 2014
Women miss out in NSW parliament (Australia)
The heady days when Sydney women looked up to a female prime minister, female premier, governor and governor-general are long gone. There is just one female cabinet minister in Canberra. And now the NSW parliament is likely to emerge from the next...
Friday, November 15, 2013
Despite Success in Politics Many Latin American Women Still Experience Gender Discrimination
The likely victory of Michelle Bachelet in Chile’s presidential elections will strengthen women’s political power in Latin America, a region where while progressing, still sees millions of women as the victims of discrimination and violence. Despite...
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Quotas best way to elect more women
Women's representation in parliaments is most likely to increase where there is some sort of system of quotas, an analysis of international elections held last year shows. However, the US bucked the trend by recording an historic number of women...
Friday, September 13, 2013
Prime Minister for equal participation of women in political decision making, Bangladesh
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Friday stressed equal participation of women alongside men in political decision making as this only could help achieve the real development and progress of a nation. “In Bangladesh, we celebrate empowerment of women...