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Wednesday, October 15, 2014
27-Year-Old Muslim Woman Becomes Sweden’s New Education Minister
A 27-year-old Bosnian Muslim immigrant has been named the new Swedish minister of education, setting a role model for young, active Muslims. The minister, Aida Hadzialic, was named earlier in October in Stefan Löfven new cabinet as the new Upper...
Des Afghans lors d’élections historiques
Sunday, September 14, 2014
2014 Theme: Engaging Young People on Democracy
Photo-Fardin Waezi / UNAMA   "I call on members of the largest generation of youth in history to confront challenges and consider what you can do to resolve them. To take control of your destiny and translate your dreams into a better future for all...
Monday, July 21, 2014
2015: The hurdles before women
From time being, sex stereotyping has always been an issue in contemporary setting. It assumes that masculine and feminine traits are intertwined with leadership. Due to the aggressive and competitive nature of politics, the belief is that...
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
2014 Madeleine Albright Lunch celebrates women's political and economic empowerment
Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) delivered the keynote address at NDI’s May 19 Madeleine K. Albright Grant luncheon, encouraging people to “dare the difference” through the three “L’s” of women’s...
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
2014 International Women’s Day Statement for Helen Clark
This year’s International Women’s Day theme – Equality for Women is Progress for All – states a simple truth.  No country will reach its full potential if its female citizens do not enjoy full equality.  As the 2015 end date of the Millennium...
Friday, February 21, 2014
2nd Round of Presidential Elections in El Salvador
El Salvador's left-wing presidential candidate, Salvador Sánchez Cerén, for the Farabundo Marti Front for National Liberation (FMLN), won 49 percent of the vote, just short of the majority needed to secure victory in the country's election in early...
Thursday, January 09, 2014
2014: A turning point for women in politics?
“Our young women are forming a new era in female history,” wrote Massachusetts feminist Judith Sargent Murray excitedly. “The Rights of Women begin to be understood; we seem, at length, determined to do justice.” The year was 1798. It would be two...
Wednesday, January 01, 2014
20 Women to Watch in US Politics in 2014
Wendy Davis isn't the only one who could make history. Even though we're more than two years away from our next presidential election — and the Hillary Clinton mania likely to ensue — 2014 is shaping up to be a critical year for women in politics...
Thursday, December 26, 2013
2016 Dream ticket: Hillary and Michelle
The 2016 National Elections are not that far away. It is timely and important that we not wait until then to begin having constructive discussions about who should be given the opportunity and responsibility to succeed President Barack Obama. The...
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
20 percent women, 100 percent effective
Senator Patty Murray, D-Wash., once said her experience as a preschool teacher was excellent training for Congress. As many on Capitol Hill are mugging for the press pool, proud of their political brinkmanship, a small group of female senators (...
Wednesday, October 09, 2013
25 Other Senior Government Jobs Never Held by a Woman
President Obama's nomination of the qualified, prescient, and eminently deserving Janet Yellen as the chairman (chairwoman?) of the Federal Reserve yesterday will make her — if confirmed — the first woman in history to hold the position. It's far...
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
2014 Elections in India Set Bait for Women's Vote
A brand-new grain subsidy ration card that requires women be listed as head of the household is one boon. One beleaguered woman said the food security it brings her could be a means of escaping an abusive husband. BANGALORE, India (WOMENSENEWS)-- "...
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
2013 MADELEINE K. ALBRIGHT LUNCHEON AND PANEL
Urging women to concentrate on moving forward rather than “up,” Ping Fu, chief strategy officer for 3D Systems, described life as a mountain range that needs to be scaled. “Forget about this glass ceiling stuff,” she said at a May 29 Washington, D.C...
Monday, December 20, 2010
2011 Global Summit of Women
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Tuesday, August 31, 2010
2nd Annual Women in Politics Africa
Why Should You Attend? Be part of over 200 women in politics gathering to discuss solutions to reach 50/50 representation of women in top political positions. You will have the opportunity to share your vision and experiences in moving...
Monday, March 22, 2010
2nd 'Equal is not enough' Conference: Challenging Differences and Inequalities in Contemporary Societies
The second 'Equal is not enough' Conference seeks to contribute to the understanding of the causes, consequences and underlying dynamics of inequalities, as well as to the understanding of contemporary policies to combat them. In challenging...
Tuesday, October 06, 2009
2010 International Conference on Good Governance and Human Rights
The 2010 International Conference on Good Governance and Human Rights (CGGHR 2010) will be held from February 26th to 29th, 2010 in Singapore. CGGHR 2010 will bring together top researchers from Asian Pacific areas, North America, Europe and around...
Monday, January 14, 2008
2nd Biennial International Women's Studies Conference
Izmir University of Economics kindly invites you to participate in their second biennial women's studies conference to be held between 12-14 June, 2008. This year’s conference, which is the second women’s studies conference to be held at the Izmir...

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