Gender and Politics in the media

Gender equality: US men not up to speed on gender equality, Bill to Enforce Gender Parity, Do you know what gender means?

Minding the gap Haaretz Minding the gap. Kfar Sava is rolling out a gender-studies program across the city’s schools, but why aren’t children routinely taught about sexual equality?

Brian Brown: American men not up to speed on gender equality Wisconsin State Journal A lot of Americans love to think how backward Muslims are regarding their treatment of women, while attempting to assume a positive, progressive stance for themselves. History does not support those perceptions very well, if at all.

Bill to Enforce Gender Parity AllAfrica.com Pretoria — Women, Children and People with Disabilities Minister Lulu Xingwana says the Women Empowerment and Gender Equality Bill will help enforce gender parity both in the private and public sectors. The Bill was approved by Cabinet last week.

Dlamini-Zuma bemoans lack of gender transformation South African Broadcasting Corporation She said women in Parliament play a special role in making sure government implements policy promoting gender equality. Dlamini-Zuma bemoaned the lack of gender transformation, especially in the work-force.

Gender equality, key to vision 20:2020 – VC Nigerian Observer Professor Agbebaku stated this yesterday while delivering the 44th inaugural lecture of the university titled, “Women’s Rights and Gender Equality: A Case of Universalism or Cultural Relativism.”

Gender Equality Bill will empower women: Xingwana South African Broadcasting Corporation As Women’s Month comes to an end today, the Minister of Women, Children and People with Disabilities, Lulu Xingwana, believes that the recently approved Women Empowerment and Gender Equality Bill will go a long way to empower women.

Do you know what gender means? Manica Post There are common statements like “we want gender equality, we are considering gender, we are being gender sensitive, we are gender activists, there is no gender balance and so on. The word is being used as if it is a fashion statement and everyone has ..

AJK government, UN Women sign MoU Business Recorder (blog) The government of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and United Nations Entity for Gender Equalityand the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) have joined hands together under a memorandum of understanding (MoU).

Australia commits $320m to help end Pacific gender inequality Radio Australia Aid agency, CARE Australia a global leader in women’s empowerment says the ten year program will help overcome gender equality in the Pacific which is pervasive, persistent and deep rooted.

US follows Aussie lead on gender equality Sydney Morning Herald Australia’s lead on gender equality in the Pacific is being followed by the US, with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton unveiling a major aid initiative targeted at women.

Clinton, Pacific Leaders Agree on Gender Equality Voice of America Clinton and other leaders attending the 16-member Pacific Islands Forum signed a joint statement in the Cook Islands Saturday, noting that overall progress toward gender equality has been slow in the Pacific region.

Minister of Interior Embroiled in Gender Equality Breach Case IcelandReview The Equality Complaints Committee has ruled that Minister of the Interior Ögmundur Jónasson violated the rules on gender equality following the hiring of a man to the office of the district commissioner of Húsavík, Northeast Iceland last year, despite…

Mongolia: Breaking the Binds of Gender Inequality UB Post A special report prepared in conjunction with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission on Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) on Mongolia’s progress toward UN Millennium Development Goal Three: gender equality and women’s empowerment.

Mongolia: Breaking the Binds of Gender Inequality M.A.D Owing to the newly-established quota system of 20 percent, nine women were voted into seats in parliament in June of this year—tripling women’s political representation to 12 percent.

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