Gender and Politics in the media

Malawi President: gender equality is earned, not passed on. US College Republicans could elect 1st female national chair

College Republicans poised to elect first female national chair Daily Caller The College Republican National Committee could finally elect a woman to serve as its national chair for the first time in its history. Alex Smith, who serves as national co-chair of the committee, plans to announce her candidacy for the top committee leadership spot on Tuesday, The Daily Caller has learned.

South Carolina Not Dead Last In Female Representation Anymore FITSNews According to the Center for American Women in Politics at Rutgers (a school where they play girlie football), South Carolina ranked dead last in the nation a year ago in terms of its female lawmaking representation. The 2012 election has upped South

Malawi President says gender equality is earned, not passed on Nyasa Times President Mrs. Joyce Banda says gender equality is earned and not passed on to an individual and as such Malawians, especially women, should strive to earn it by aiming high and empowering themselves. President Banda made the challenge to women at

Most South Africans believe there has been improvement in gender equality Mail & Guardian Online Almost six out of every 10 South Africans (58%) think the government is doing very or fairly well when it comes to the promoting of equality between men and women. A similar proportion of 57% agree that in the last 18 years, we have seen a great …

Gender equity to apply progressively, court rules Business Daily The two thirds gender rule will not be immediately enforced by the next general elections, the Supreme Court has ruled, averting the risk of a constitutional crisis in legislative and senate elections.

PLP Seminar To Address Women’s Issues Bernews A statement from the PLP said: “The Progressive Labour Party invites the women of Bermuda to “Embracing Bermuda’s Women”, an open and frank discussion to address everyday issues relevant to everyday women in Bermuda. “This event, to be held on …

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