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A man's game: Greek prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on the campaign trail © Louisa GOULIAMAKI / AFP
Tuesday, May 23, 2023
Women still struggling with boys' club of Greek politics
Athens (AFP) – As the credits rolled on Greek television's long-awaited election debate between the party leaders, one thing united them -- they were all men. While the three battled for three hours over defence spending, unemployment and a...
Helping powerful women become women in power
Thursday, May 04, 2023
Women are significantly under-represented in Pacific politics. But they're pushing for change
Gloria Julia King is the only female member of Vanuatu's parliament. Before she was elected last year, there hadn't been a female MP in Vanuatu for 15 years. "It was very hard to make the decision to go into parliament because ni-Vanuatu people — in...
UN Women ans IPU
Tuesday, March 07, 2023
Women in power in 2023: New data shows progress but wide regional gaps
Geneva/New York — More women than ever hold political decision-making posts worldwide, but gender parity is still far off, according to the 2023 edition of the IPU-UN Women Map of Women in Politics. The map presents the latest rankings and regional...
Al Jazeera English
Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Will more women be elected into senior political roles in Nigeria? | Inside Story
One female candidate in the conservative north is raising expectations she could become Nigeria's first elected state governor. 93 million people are registered to vote in the country's elections on February 25. Nigeria is the most populous in...
The Guardian - Jacinda Ardern announcing her resignation in Napier, New Zealand yesterday. Photograph: Kerry Marshall/Getty Images
Friday, January 27, 2023
Women suffer guilt, abuse and disapproval. No wonder Jacinda Ardern is knackered
We worry about our families, ourselves, the threats and society’s expectations. When it leads to burnout, can anyone be surprised? Jacinda Ardern has no gas left in the tank to continue as the prime minister of New Zealand. Her resignation speech ...
Report: WOMEN AT THE TABLE: INSIGHTS FROM LEBANESE WOMEN IN POLITICS (UN Women)
Thursday, December 15, 2022
Women at the table: Insights from Lebanese women in politics
UN Women and ESCWA conducted in-depth interviews with seven Lebanese women in politics who were all ‘first’s’ in different ways. They include the first female Minister of Interior in Lebanon and the Arab world, the first female Minister to have a...
Women leaders present a gender-responsive constitutional vision to representatives of the international community (Picture Zawya)
Monday, November 28, 2022
Women leaders present a gender-responsive constitutional vision to representatives of the international community
Forty women from civil society organizations, women’s groups, political parties, armed movements, and academia came together over two weeks and produced a joint gender-responsive constitutional vision in a series of workshops organized by UNITAMS in...
Women’s representation in India’s parliament: Measuring progress, analysing obstacles (Observer Research Foundation)
Wednesday, November 23, 2022
Women’s representation in India’s parliament: Measuring progress, analysing obstacles
Women’s representation in India’s Parliament is an important metric to evaluate progress in bridging gender inequities in the country. India has a female population of 662.9 million and is the largest and one of the most resilient parliamentary...
Women’s participation in local government of Bangladesh (Picture: Khabarhub)
Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Women’s participation in local government of Bangladesh
Policy frameworks are set to include women in the political process for empowering women, and enhancing rural development, and national development as a whole. Over the years public policies have been made, and revised to mandatorily include women...
UNW
Friday, November 04, 2022
Women’s leadership in the ASEAN region
Gender equality and women’s empowerment are central to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Community Vision 2025 of the Association for Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). They are also key to fostering a more sustainable and inclusive...
International IDEA
Wednesday, October 26, 2022
Women at the Nexus of Recovery and Reconstruction
The Mission of Canada to the European Union and the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance will host a panel discussion Women at the Nexus of Recovery and Reconstructions – Driving Global Political Participation, on the...
Women’s political participation, East and Southern Africa regional office (UN Women)
Friday, October 21, 2022
Women’s political participation, East and Southern Africa regional office
UN Women’s East and Southern Africa programming on Governance, Leadership and Political Participation is focused on providing technical support and capacity building to Member States, civil society and regional organizations, to enable women to...
What is a gender-sensitive parliament? (IPU)
Wednesday, October 19, 2022
What is a gender-sensitive parliament?
What are the criteria that make a parliament gender-sensitive? Which parliaments are more gender-sensitive than others? How can your parliament become more gender-sensitive? Answers in this short video. Click here to access the video.
Why women earn high marks: Examining the role of partisanship and gender in political evaluations (Cambridge Core)
Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Why women earn high marks: Examining the role of partisanship and gender in political evaluations
This article presents the results of a randomized survey experiment demonstrating that the public evaluates women politicians more highly than men across multiple characteristic assessments. This finding is consistent with a recent wave of research...
The Washington Post, by Melina Mara
Monday, October 17, 2022
Women powered Democrats in the 2018 midterms. Will they again in 2022?
ARVADA, Colo. — Not long after the Supreme Court ended the constitutional right to abortion, Robin Kupernik and Elizabeta Stacishin met for lunch and then went for a walk through the Denver Botanic Gardens. “We were both angry,” Kupernik later...
World female parliamentarians vow to empower girls (Xinhua)
Saturday, October 15, 2022
World female parliamentarians vow to empower girls
KIGALI, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- Female Members of Parliament under the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) vowed to prioritize the empowerment of girls in societies. "We have a responsibility to ensure that the empowerment of girls is a top priority and...
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, left, gestures during a press conference with COVID-19 Response Minister Ayesha Verrall in Wellington, New Zealand, on Sept. 12, 2022.
Thursday, October 06, 2022
Women are better at leading countries than men, survey respondents say
By Madeline Fitzgerald India had the largest share of respondents agreeing that countries led by women are better managed, according to a U.S. News survey. Women serve as elected heads of state or government in only 28 countries, according to the U....
iKNOW Politics
Wednesday, September 07, 2022
Women in Politics and the Media
Background “The press was as kind as it knew how to be. It meant well and did all for us it knew how to do. We couldn't ask it to do more than it knew how.” [Laughter] — Susan B. Anthony, 1893 Susan B. Anthony was familiar with the press’ ways....

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