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Monday, July 14, 2014
Somaliland’s first female deputy prosecutor
Khadra Hussein Mohammad, 28, made history by becoming Somaliland’s first female National Deputy Prosecutor, dealing with a range of cases including theft, gang-related violence, and even terrorism. Across Somaliland, UNDP is supporting a fundamental...
Tuesday, July 09, 2013
Democratic Party Looking for Women Candidates in Indonesia
The Democratic Party of Indonesia (DPI) is seeking to attract more women to participate in the upcoming presidential candidate convention. Nova Riyanti Yusuf, member of the DPI, said: “Personally, I would like women to come forward at the convention...
Monday, July 08, 2013
Advocacy group wants more women in politics, Ghana
Political parties in the country have been asked to ensure that at least 30 per cent of all elected positions at the districts, regional and national levels are occupied by women. The electorate have also been advised to vote for more women to...
Friday, July 05, 2013
Rwanda: Women Urged to Participate in Forthcoming Parliamentary Polls
The National Electoral Commission (NEC) has urged women to participate in the forthcoming parliamentary elections by turning up in large numbers on Election Day. The polls are slated for September. In a meeting on Wednesday, NEC Chairperson Prof....
Monday, March 11, 2013
Few Women in Politics Despite Record Numbers, USA
U.S. Congress is made up of 18.1% women. Of the mayors of America’s 100 biggest cities, 12 are women. 5 of the country’s governors are women. 4.2% of Fortune 500 company CEOs are women. (We invite our users to read the full article poublished...
Friday, March 08, 2013
Our voices: Women's political participation, Burundi
Film: Burundi has one of the highest allocations of seats in parliament for women, numbering 36% of all MPs. There is also a 30% quota policy for women's political participation at lower levels of the administration.  Despite this progress, women's...
Thursday, February 21, 2013
The century of inclusion and women’s full participation: Kapuscinski lecture by Michelle Bachelet
Michelle Bachelet United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women : “The century of inclusion and women’s full participation”. Dublin, Ireland. 21 February, 2013. read and see the video lecture on the UN Women site...