Gender and Politics in the media

View: A woman stronger than any man, Egyptian Women Have Choice of Rock or Hard Place

VIEW : A woman stronger than any man — Maleeha Manzoor Pakistan Daily Times Opinion Living in a conservative society, it is quite rare in female folk to find an individual to stand tall against rules and conventions of society, through which it blatantly …

Video: WOMEN VOTERS IN EGYPTIAN PRESIDENTIAL … 2 min CAIRO, Egypt. The second and final day of voting is over in Egypt.

Egyptian Women Have Choice of Rock or Hard Place TrustLaw If new elections are held, Fatema Khafagy will not be sorry to see the months-old Islamist parliament go. “Frankly speaking, we were not happy with parliament or the women there,” says Khafagy, a board member of the Arab Alliance for Women, which educates women about family planning and promotes legal protection for victims of domestic violence. “We hope that we’ll have better elections after the constitution is written.”

Women’s Rights Law No Match for Kurdistan Tradition Jakarta Globe In June 2011, Iraqi Kurdistan passed a landmark law that criminalized female circumcision and domestic violence, but one year on, activists remain frustrated…

ANC women lobby for gender parity at conferences Business Day WOMEN in the African National Congress (ANC) are seeking to boost their power at electoral conferences as they push to ensure that 50% of delegates are female.

‘Women’s issues have been ignored in Jakarta elections’: Observer Jakarta Post The Jakarta gubernatorial elections have been relatively quiet when it comes to women’s issues, according to the Institute for National Strategic Studies (LKSN) chief Irwan Suhanto.

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