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Andalou Agency
Thursday, November 03, 2022
Over 1,400 candidates apply for parliamentary elections in Tunisia
Parliamentary elections slated for Dec. 17, women representation stands at 15% TUNIS – A total of 1,429 candidates have applied to contest Tunisia's parliamentary elections scheduled to be held on Dec. 17, the country's election commission said....
Five states with no female candidates in the upcoming 2023 general elections (Nigeria Premium Times)
Monday, October 24, 2022
Only 5% of Nigeria’s lawmakers are women. It’s about to get worse
Nigeria’s two dominant parties, ACP and PDP, have less than 6 per cent of their parliamentary candidates as women. Women’s representation in Nigeria’s parliament is among the lowest in the world but could get worse based on the new list of...
Only 6% women active in Nigerian politics — Report (Vanguard)
Thursday, July 14, 2022
Only 6% women active in Nigerian politics — Report
A report by the Gender Strategy Advancement International, GSAI, has disclosed that women political participation in Nigeria falls below the world and African continental  standards. According to the report, the national average of women’s political...
Ms Craig said the scale of the problem was such that it was not practicable that the new commission would be able to deal with all individual complaints. Photograph: iStock
Friday, May 07, 2021
Online targeting of women politicians and journalists a ‘real concern’ – BAI
Oireachtas committee hears of abuse encountered by public figures online The online targeting of women politicians and women journalists is a matter of “real concern”, the deputy chief executive of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has...
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
OAS First and Second Plenary Sessions of the General Assembly
Foreign ministers of OAS member states will meet from June 14-15, in the Dominican Republic. The General Assembly will be broadcast live on the OAS Website. More information is available here.
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Oluremi Tinubu
Senator Oluremi Tinubu represents Lagos Central Senatorial District on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). An educationist, administrator, philanthropist and Officer of the Order of the Niger, she was the exemplary First Lady of...
Friday, May 02, 2014
Our Motherland, Our Country: Gender Discrimination and Statelessness in the Middle East and North Africa
Gender discrimination in nationality laws occurs when women cannot acquire, change, retain or pass on their nationality to their children and/or non-national spouses on an equal basis as men. Gender discrimination in nationality laws can result in...
Friday, May 02, 2014
Only Until the Rice is Cooked? The Domestic Violence Act, Familial Ideology, and Cultural Narratives in Sri Lanka
In August 2005, the Sri Lankan Parliament unanimously passed the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act No 34 (PDVA), marking the culmination of a legal advocacy process initiated by a coalition of women’s NGOs in 1999. The unanimous vote, however...
Wednesday, March 21, 2007
Opening the Door: Women Leaders and Constitution Building in Iraq and Afghanistan
Recent decades have witnesses growing demands for the inclusion and empowerment of women leaders as elected representatives. Women representatives have made important strides in some nations, but progress worldwide has proved sluggish. A global...