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Friday, November 08, 2013
How to Secure the Gains Afghan Women Have Made
The women of Afghanistan today aren’t the same women of 2001. They’ve expanded their access to health care, education, justice, and political power. As Inclusive Security Action’s Michelle Barsa noted Tuesday in a congressional hearing, “Afghan...
Wednesday, November 06, 2013
How to include minorities and marginalized groups in constitution building
“Women do not represent women in my country. They represent the voices of the men, the families that surround them, and their political party: but not women. They are not feminists,” according to Basma Soudani, from The League of Tunisian Female...
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Helen Clark: Women in politics
Helen Clark, UNDP administrator, introduces a debate on whether there should quotas for women in politics published October 19, 2013
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Helen Clark & The Power of Persistence
UNDP administrator on putting in the hard yards, her upbringing, and the value of soft power on leadership. More With Helen Clark: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DjpP7XsrFJQ&feature=youtu.be
Monday, October 14, 2013
How one state trained generations of women for political careers, USA
When it comes to helping women build careers in politics, some states do better than others. For more than two decades, women in Indiana have been getting their first taste of public service through the Lugar Series. What we have learned here in...
Monday, October 14, 2013
Hon. Tangariki Reete is now 3rd female Cabinet Minister in Kiribati
Three new Cabinet Ministers were sworn-into office Monday in Tarawa to replace the two ministers who resigned from office last week. A statement from the Office of the President said the three ministers - Rimeta Beniamina, MP from Nikunau, Waysang...
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
How to make office politics work for women
Being politically savvy in the workplace is a critical leadership skill and one that needs to be seen in a positive, rather than negative light, according to the founder of the Horan Group, Jane Horan. Speaking to Megan Dalla-Camina in the lead up...
Friday, September 20, 2013
Habitat for Humanity making history by bringing over 35 women politicians to build safe and decent homes for families, Canada
For the first time in Habitat Toronto history, over 35 female politicians, from all levels of government, will set aside their political differences and come together to help build six Habitat homes in support of the 2013 Women Build. Dubbed Women...
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Hazel Brown hoping for more women councillors in Trinidad and Tobago
Hazel Brown, co-ordinator of the Network of NGOs for the advancement of women, hopes after the October 21 local government elections that 50 per cent of councillors will be women as well as 50 per cent of aldermen elected under the newly-implemented...
Friday, August 23, 2013
Helen Clark discusses gender and leadership with Forbes
“It’s true that as a woman leader you attract probably a disproportionate amount of influence because there are so few of us,” says Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Ranking an impressive 21st on the...
Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Historic All-Woman Race For Mayor of Paris
Four women, one seat. So far, the 2014 mayoral election in Paris is a single-sex contest. The two biggest parties have chosen their candidates: Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet, of the center-right Union pour un Mouvement Populaire (UMP), and Anne Hidalgo...
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Human Rights Watch: Egypt: Epidemic of Sexual Violence
Egyptian anti-sexual harassment groups confirmed that mobs sexually assaulted and in some cases raped at least 91 women in Tahrir Square over four days of protests beginning on June 30, 2013 amid a climate of impunity. Human Rights Watch has long...
Sunday, August 11, 2013
Hillary Clinton’s theme, pre-2016: Women who break barriers
Hillary Rodham Clinton took to a Toronto stage in June before about 5,000 supporters, many of them women and many looking for a hint that she might run for president in 2016 — and she gave them one. “Hypothetically speaking, I really do hope that we...
Tuesday, August 06, 2013
Hillary Clinton, Huma Abedin and the politics of marriage, USA
Women are defined in American society by the men who are or aren't in their lives. From the time we're little girls into young adults, we're encouraged to find our prince charming and never let him go. People quietly frown upon single women,...
Friday, July 26, 2013
Heiresses apparent: Daughters take their turn for the political dynasty, USA
American political dynasties historically have been built on power passed from fathers to sons, brothers to brothers, even husbands to wives: the Adamses, the Kennedys, the Bushes, the Clintons. Now, it is the daughters’ turn. We invite you to read...
Friday, July 12, 2013
Have more women as decision-makers’ levels, Borneo
KUCHING:More needs to be done to promote gender equality to strengthen women’s representation and allow women equal access to decision-making positions at all levels of society. Highlighting this yesterday, Minister of Women, Family and Community...
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Hillary Clinton Pushes Expanded Female Leadership, But Says Change Will Take More
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addressed over 50 female leaders at Bryn Mawr College on Tuesday, encouraging women to "step up and put themselves on the line" of civic leadership. The keynote address was delivered at the second annual...
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
How Women Are Increasingly Winning Parliamentary Elections In India & World Over
  Before India’s southern state of Karnataka went to the polls in May for legislative elections, IndiaSpend had reported on the low representation of women in the state legislature.       When we analysed the data on women MLAs across India, we...

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