World: Women stage a comeback in Kuwait’s parliament, ECP wants maximum women participation in upcoming polls

Women stage a comeback in Kuwait’s parliament Masouma Al Mubarak, one of the four women who made history in 2009 when she became the first woman to be elected to the Kuwaiti parliament, obtained 3,227 votes. Her votes gave her the fifth position out of 10 candidates representing the First …

PM Barzani Kicks Off Campaign Protecting Women’s Rights, Combating … Rudaw ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Iraqi Kurdistan’s Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani last week called violence against women “a terrible expression of inequality and injustice,” kicking off a 16-day campaign promoting women’s rights and combating domestic …

Politics still taboo for Gujarati women Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress both  officially support the Women’s Reservation Bill that provides 33 per cent reservation to women in Parliament and state assemblies. But when it comes to fielding candidates for the upcoming Gujarat assembly elections, they are nowhere close to their stand.

ECP wants maximum women participation in upcoming polls  Pakistan Observer Quetta—Additional Secretary Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), Mohammad Afzal Khan has urged the women folk to ensure their participation in the upcoming general elections 2013. He was addressing a consultative …

Women panchayat members in Kashmir protest Omar Abdullah’s ‘make-up kit … NDTV Srinagar: Women panchayat members in Kashmir today protested against Chief Minister Omar Abdullah’s remark that the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) was bribing them with make-up kits ahead of the legislative council elections. Elections will …

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