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Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Women's Groups Use SOTU to Stake Out Agenda
While President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech on Jan. 28 fell short of the peroration about economic inequality that partisans had either hoped or feared, it did offer women's groups a chance to showcase political and legislative...
Friday, November 29, 2013
Women in politics, Fiji
PARLIAMENT needs to reflect the society it represents, says Fiji Women's Rights Movement's executive director Virisila Buadromo. Explaining why it was important to support temporary special measures for women in Parliament, she said: "It is not...
Sunday, October 27, 2013
China Women's federation pledges to promote gender equality
A senior official of the All-China Women's Federation (ACWF) pledged on Monday to improve awareness of gender equality among the country's policy makers. Song Xiuyan, federation vice president, told a national congress that the body will work to...
Friday, September 13, 2013
Women must stick together, Thailand
One of the ways to get out of the colour-coded political rut is for rival parties to set a common agenda on shared problems, visualise a more just future together, and work toward what their children will be grateful for. This sounds easier said...
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
New Executive Director for UN Women meets with civil society members in New York and pledges close collaboration
  Just seven days after having been sworn into office, the new Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, welcomed civil society representatives based in New York at UN Women Headquarters and pledged strong collaboration. She...
Saturday, July 27, 2013
Malawi: Women Groups Receive Business Boost From Their MP
Machinga — Member of Parliament for Machinga Likwenu, Mwalone Jangiya has provided K150,000 to five women groups from Kaudzu Village at Liwonde in the district to enable them venture into small businesses to improve their livelihoods. Jangiya...