Gender and Politics in the media

World: Kuwaiti women hope to win seats in parliament, China’s Power Transfer Seals Lid on Gender Equity

Kuwaiti women hope to win seats in parliament Al-Arabiya Kuwaiti women are taking part in parliamentary elections both as candidates and voters for the fifth time since they won their political rights. After failing to win seats in the 2012 parliament, which is currently dissolved, Kuwaiti female politicians …

China’s Power Transfer Seals Lid on Gender Equity Women’s eNews Leta Hong Fincher, a doctoral candidate at Beijing’s Tsinghua University studying gender equality, says government statements supporting gender equality are not backed up with sufficient action. “They still haven’t named a woman to the Standing ..

Women paying ultimate price Zimbabwe Independent AS Zimbabwe gears for a referendum on the draft constitution prior to elections expected next year, politically-motivated violence against women is one of the country’s biggest challenges, but efforts to tackle the scourge have so far fallen dismally …

Swapo Shelves Gender Equality GENDER equality and inner party governance within Swapo will not be on the agenda of this week’s congress. President Hifikepunye Pohamba made the announcement at the official opening of the Central Committee meeting on Friday. This means that the

For Afghan women, gender equality is still wishful thinking Global Times Even after the end of the brutal rule of the Taliban in Afghanistan, Afghan women today are still yearning for gender equality, something that probably would remain wishful thinking for many years to come. “Is this our right to beg from dawn to dusk to

Sweden to help promote gender equality in Serbia B92 BELGRADE — Serbian and Swedish officials have said that they will continue their cooperation in improving the position of women and promoting gender equality in Serbia. This was announced after a meeting between Serbian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Labor, Employment and Social Policy Jovan Krkobabić and Swedish Ambassador to Serbia Christer Asp.

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