“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
Vice-President Najah al-Attar on Tuesday stressed the need for Arab women to shoulder their role in country and natio
There has been a lot of public outcry over corruption in Uganda and Africa as a continent.
Twenty years after independence, representation of women in senior government structures and in Parliament is declini
The issue of women's rights was used as a political tool by the government and other entities in 2010, according to a
GUATEMALA CITY, Dec 27, 2010 (IPS) - Guatemala, it seems, is trying out a new image.
THE year 2010 began with a political showdown on the side of women, especially those in the opposition.
Female MPs, both religious and secular, have slammed the under-representation of women in Iraqi institutions, especia
On January 9, a new country may be added to the world map as southern Sudanese vote on independence from their northe
The new Iraqi government, which received a vote of confidence from parliament on Tuesday, is almost exclusively male,
Two female radio journalists working for a Goma-based station have significantly improved their skills and gained in
While some countries like Liberia can boast that they have a female President, Kenya is still grappling with allowing
After winning an International Award, Reseau des Femmes, a Women organisation, has finalised plans to expand its reac
Only a short time ago, commerce in Algeria was an almost exclusively male activity.
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina– The Women's Democracy Network (WDN) along with the International Republican I
The Institute of Democratic Governance (IDEG), has stepped up efforts at promoting increased women participation in t
Women in Zimbabwe have come out strongly against the idea of holding elections in 2011, saying that a full implementa
What's the ugliest side of Islam?
Canada should threaten to withhold aid to Afghanistan unless women are fully included in the peace process and push f
Women from the Great Lakes region on Wednesday held a peaceful walk in the Democratic Republic of Congo condemning th
The official spokesman for the 13th congress of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) stated Tuesday the assembly memb
About 30 Sudanese women have been arrested for holding a protest march over a video which allegedly shows a policeman
The analysis of the current context in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) makes obvious the existing persistence
Unnoticed by many, Kazakhstan now ranks ahead of some of its EU partners according to the World Economic Forum's Glob
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Good gender representation in the Namibian Defence Force (NDF) offers opportunity to women to empower themselves thro
The Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition joins the world in commemorating the 16 days of activism against gender based violen
The International Criminal Court, the first permanent tribunal set up to prosecute individuals for genocide, war crim
What challenges do women face in politics?
Geleb — Parents in Aibaba administrative area, Geleb sub-zone, were called up on to enhance contribution in pro
Minister for Peace and Reconstruction Rakam Chemjong today said the ministry is formulating a new national action pla
On Thursday, Samoud Dhamiri al-Yameen was sworn in as the first female magistrate on the Islamic Judicial Council of
Recent elections in East and Southern Africa have left fewer women in politics, placing countries at risk of not meet
On November 1, 2010, Dilma Rosseau was elected President of Brazil.
An official at the National Electoral Commission (NEC) has called upon women leaders to sensitize their compatriots c
South Africa has a balance of men and women in Parliament that would rival Nordic countries, which lead the way regar
SENATOR for Beitbridge constituency, Cde Tambudzani Mohadi, has launched the Zimbabwe Republic Police chapter of the
Sixteen years after Burma's military regime reached a ceasefire deal with the country's second largest rebel group, t
Rumbek — The Lakes state Advisor for Gender and Human Right Affairs in the government of Ms.
Vietnam is evaluated as the best performer in Southeast Asia in terms of eradicating gender gap over the past 20 year
The legacy of the late Philippine President Corazon “Cory” Aquino continues with her inclusion in TIME Ma
Women are still “mainly construed as clichés of sexual attraction to be shown on television,” Info
After helping resettle Cambodian immigrants in the United States and earning a master's degree in social work from th
President of the 50/50 Group of Sierra Leone Tuesday said they are currently in the process of building the first Gen
UN Secretary-general Ban Ki- moon is in Central Asia following recent unrest in the region to discuss empowerment of
A top Saudi cleric challenged a ban on women driving on Tuesday, saying women should be allowed more social participa
While none of the previous attempts at formal peacemaking in Sri Lanka allowed women any role in the negotiating proc
October 2010 marked the 10th anniversary of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325, which calls for women to
The Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE), Rwanda Chapter, would like to have additional policies and contin
The improved political representation of women in Iraq is in sharp contrast to their broader disempowerment, as highl