Gender and Politics in the media

Students get global perspective on women’s issues

Students get global perspective on women’s issues Los Angeles Times Girls at the Environmental Charter Middle School in Inglewood looked puzzled when Fahmia Al-Fotih described her former days as a teacher in Yemen. The students weren’t curious so much about the visitor’s hijab or the fact that she had taught more than…

No Women, No Elections  Independent European Daily Express NAIROBI, Dic 14 (IPS) – Kenya’s rights activists are furious that the country’s highest court “violated”women’s constitutional rights by ruling against the implementation of a gender quota in parliament ahead of the 2013 general elections.Activists …

‘No women no elections,’ lobby says The Star A lobby group has threatened to marshal women across the country to boycott the elections if the government does not implement the one-third gender rule. Board chairman Center for Multiparty Democracy Justin Muturi said the elections will be null and …

Situation Analysis of Gender and Politics in Belize: 1998 – 2012 Launch The Guardian, Belize A Situation Analysis of Gender and Politics in Belize “Toward Equality of Opportunity for Equality of Results” was launched today, Monday, December 10th, 2012 by the National Women’s Commission (NWC) in collaboration with the United Nations …

Nyaruguru district: Development partners trained on gender equality News Of Rwanda Group 40 staff working for a number of development and social welfare-related projects in Nyaruguru district, Southern Rwanda, on Wednesday ended a two-day training workshop on how to make their projects as gender sensitive as possible. The workshop, under …

Let’s Continue Fight for Gender Equality AllAfrica.com … gender based violence at any level, it appears that the vice continues to rear its ugly head across the nation, with three to five cases being reported everyday. As we enter into the New Year, let’s fight for gender equality and equity for the good …

Rockford man works to bring gender equality to Azerbaijan Rockford Squire Rockford resident Richard Wiersma has spent the last year introducing new ideas to individuals in a culture that has been very closed to thoughts of gender equality. He is a Peace Corps volunteer in Neftchala, Azerbaijan, where his group of 42 …

Spain assists Vietnam in gender equality – Breaking news, sociey news from … Tuoitrenews Spain will assist Vietnam in promoting gender equality towards sustainable employment through a 1.8 million EUR project to be implemented from 2012 through 2015. The help will focus on improving policies and regulations in the field, so that Vietnam …

Australia’s Marles pushes gender equality message in Tonga Radio New Zealand International Australia’s Parliamentary Secretary for Pacific Islands Affairs, Richard Marles, has been in Tonga, speaking about Canberra’s plan to try and cut gender inequality in the Pacific. During this year’s Pacific Islands Forum summit in the Cook Islands …

Gender equality missing at highest business levels Press Herald “The lack of progress toward closing this gender leadership gap is, to put it frankly, troubling,” Rachel Soares, a senior research associate at New York-based Catalyst and lead author of the report, said in a telephone interview.

HRCSL urges Government on gender equality bill Awoko In order to accelerate growth and sustainable development, Human Rights Commissioner (HRCSL) Rev. Moses Khanu has urged government, to legislate a gender equality bill, as advocated for, by Women’s Forum and other gender institutions.

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