Gender and Politics in the media

World: Trinidad women to benefit from UN gender equality grant, Will Park Geun-Hye Become Korea’s First Woman President? Rights for women must align globally

Only daughters raise fathers’ awareness of gender equality China Post SEOUL Asia News Network –Daughters raise the social awareness of their fathers, especially if they are the only child, according to the Korean Women’s Development Institute (KWDI), a leading research institute for gender policy, on Sunday.

Gender equality at home doesn’t protect against divorce, study says Deseret News A new study from Norway shows that couples who do an equal amount of the housework are not less likely to divorce — although an earlier study shows men are happier when they do their fair share.

Trinidad women to benefit from US12.5m UN gender equality grant Caribbean360.com UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet said the funds are being made possible under the Fund for Gender Equality. She said the grassroots organizations selected are working on programmes ranging from the creation of women’s business …

3-D animated series launched to educate kids on gender violence The News International To educate children about gender equity and advocate against gender-based violence (GBV), the Aurat Foundation, under its USAID-funded Gender Equity Programme (GEP), launched Pakistan’s first 3-D animated series for children ‘Mein Aur Mere Dost’ …

Rights for women must align globally Central Florida Future Countries in the Middle East have once again exhibited the idea that despite the fact that it’s 2012,women should be seen as subordinate citizens or even regulatable property. Now, I’m not saying circumstances are perfect everywhere. U.S. politicians …

Labour’s Tamihere calls journalist ‘stupid little girl’ Stuff.co.nz Hours later he told a female journalist to ”go jump in the lake, you stupid little girl.” Mr Tamihere was dumped from his portfolios seven years ago for offensive comments made about women and homosexuals. He was accepted back as a Labour member at …

Humaidan: The Ministry is Providing Appropriate Climates for Integrating Women … Bahrain News Agency –Marking Bahraini Women’s Day, which falls on the 1st of December, Ministry of Labour under the patronage of its Minister, Jameel Bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan, held a ceremony for the occasion at the Ministry, in the …

The Rising East: Will Park Geun-Hye Become Korea’s First Woman President? Honolulu Civil Beat In the elections sprinkled across Asia from Japan to Indonesia to Sri Lanka this year, perhaps the most intriguing candidate is Park Geun-Hye, who seeks to be the first woman elected president of South Korea. As she has risen in prominence over the …

South Korea’s Coming National Elections Asia Sentinel If Park is elected, she would be the first female government head in Northeast Asia and the first in this still fairly patriarchal country. After a career spent presenting herself as a politician who happens to be female, instead of as one who works …

Election 2012: On The Women’s Front Ghanaian Chronicle This election year, the women’s front has seen some significant progress in the involvement ofwomen in the presidential and parliamentary race. Although the two women Presidential candidates did not make it onto the ballot paper, women activists …

Women and Multi-Party Politics: An Eye on Election 2012 GhanaWeb One Hundred and thirty three women are running in 27 out of the 275 constituencies in Ghana’s Parliamentary race this year. This number is relatively small compared to their male counterparts who number up to one thousand three hundred and thirty two.

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