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Monday, May 31, 2010
María Antonieta Saa
"Chilean society is much more progressive and open toward women than political parties.  The big hurdle in my country is political parties.  There are studies that confirm that women parliamentary candidates are more eligible than men.  As I...
Tuesday, May 04, 2010
Mary King
“I am a firm believer of hard work and most of that is geared towards national development, economic, social and political.” - Mary King iKNOW Politics: What challenges have you faced as a woman in this leadership position as Senator? How did your...
Monday, January 04, 2010
Martha Roldós
"I am in politics because I want certain things to happen and others to not. Based on this, I will see who I join up with, who I talk to; and also who I won’t join up with and who I won’t talk to. If I begin to think about whose photo will be taken...
Tuesday, December 15, 2009
María Paula Romo
"In order to be active in politics, it is not necessary to be a candidate. Involvement in politics can also be through music, theatre, art, graffiti and activism. These are much more legitimate forms for youths. We don’t oppose formal politics since...
Friday, June 26, 2009
Milagros Ortiz de Bosch
"The problem of inequality is not just a problem for women, but a problem for the world and the community. Equality between men and women is essential for the world to reach the highest levels of human development and wellbeing.” - Milagros Ortiz de...
Wednesday, June 10, 2009
Moggie Mbaakanyi
"I think as a woman you should be principled and your campaign should be issue-based. When men campaign, their campaign is not issue-based, but we always say to women, “we must talk about issues,” the things that affect people—poverty, education,...
Tuesday, July 29, 2008
María Antonia Martínez
“Inequality is so real and so deep that you are never completely satisfied. You look ahead and see that there is much to be done. Nevertheless, I am always going to live in the present and enjoy it. We have to acknowledge that in Spain, during the...
Tuesday, July 29, 2008
Mónica Xavier
“…renewal implies opening up more paths for women and young women — especially in politics, so they fall in love with politics and find it a space where, besides being politicians, they can find fulfillment in other aspects of their lives.” - Mónica...
Wednesday, February 13, 2008
Mary Robinson
“It intrigues me that women who have achieved high office are much more likely than their male counterparts to admit mistakes they have made or talk about problems they are encountering.” – Mary Robinson iKNOW Politics: You were the first woman...
Monday, February 26, 2007
Madeleine K. Albright
"My advice to women is to have a sense of confidence that what you have to offer is worthwhile. You can make a difference. You have to make a difference. Then, having made up your mind that you have been put on this earth to make a difference, you...