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Podcast: newspaper coverage of women in politics - Credits: Journalism History
Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Podcast: newspaper coverage of women in politics
Researcher Tracy Lucht analyzes how five trailblazing women in politics of different races, ethnicities and regions were written about after the 19th Amendment was ratified. Click here to listen the podcast.
Photo by Markus Winkler on Unsplash
Wednesday, December 01, 2021
Pakistan: women in parliament
By Dr Naazir Mahmood It was a good experience to conduct a session with some women parliamentarians in Islamabad in the last week of October. Most of these representatives of the people were first-time parliamentarians, but their immense desire to...
Thursday, December 05, 2019
Politicians in the line of fire: Incivility and the treatment of women on social
A seemingly inescapable feature of the digital age is that people choosing to devote their lives to politics must now be ready to face a barrage of insults and disparaging comments targeted at them through social media. This article represents an...
Tuesday, April 05, 2016
Photo report to commemorate International Women's Day
The Huffington Post published recently a compilation of 60 photographs of women protesting around the world. Based on reports by UN Women, the article departs from the fact that women are generally underrepresented in electoral and institutional...
Friday, December 12, 2014
Politically Correct Means Not Ignoring Women
Calling something “politically correct” is usually a way of dismissing it. When a woman calls out sexism, for example, an exasperating response is to call her a “p.c. liberal feminist.” Instead of addressing the alleged sexism, it suggests her...
Monday, September 22, 2014
Politics no stroll in the park for women, Zimbabwe
Female politicians feel that their male counterparts enjoy more space in the media because they have more resources. Women Parliamentarians attending a Gender and Elections workshop in Kadoma last week said politics in Zimbabwe was no stroll in the...
Friday, March 22, 2013
Perceptions on Gender Equity: Measuring the Security & Political Implications for Nigeria
The role of perception in the dominant discourse cannot be underplayed considering the security and political implications. The need for equity is occasioned by manifestation of sex differentiation which sustains the tradition of unjustified...
Thursday, March 08, 2007
Political Parties and Democracy in Theoretical and Practical Perspectives: Developments in Party Communications
This paper considers the possible approaches to creating more effective and inclusive political parties. It focuses on the communication channels that parties can use to strengthen their relationships with citizens and to promote fair elections. It...