Gender and Politics in the media

World: Israel may review gender inequality at holy site, No female staff sent for Pakistan women voters

Peers in prayer: Israel may review gender inequality at holy site RT US-based organizations are among the vocal critics of the law and supporters of the Women of the Wall, the Israeli organization fighting for gender equality at the site. The move may help the Israeli government somewhat curb the global trend which is …

Haredi women threaten not to vote Ynetnews On a Facebook page titled “Not elected – not voting”, the group of women commented on the haredi parties’ response to the petition filed with the Central Election Committee, arguing that “there is no halachic prohibition against a woman serving …

No Representation, No Votes: Haredi Women Threaten Not To Vote For Haredi … FailedMessiah.com  A group of haredi women insist that haredi political parties and rabbinical leaders are intentionally “misleading the public” by claiming that Jewish law forbids women from running for public office and serving in Israel’s …

Balochistan by-election: No female staff sent for women voters DAWN.com ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has conceded that no female staff had been appointed for any polling station set up for the by-election held recently for a seat of Balochistan Assembly. Provincial Election Commissioner Sultan…

PC Meena orders offices to constitute panels to redress women’s issues Times of India The Gurgaon administration has woken up to sexual harassment at workplaces and has ordered setting up of committees to register related complaints to all offices in the district so that women employees who have faced or are facing ..

Parties still discriminating against women, says study Jakarta Post The authors of the report, Ani W Soetjipto and Shelly Adelina said that the three major political parties only accommodated demands for gender equality by setting up an ad-hoc department or division to deal with women’s issues. The 2002 Election Law …

Women farmers get representation Deccan Chronicle Rajahmundry: The Agriculture Technology Management Agency (ATMA) which was formed for promotion of latest agriculture practices with due importance to environment protection and to reduce the costs by promoting organic farming, has added one more …

50 Women Who Made the 2012 Election (PHOTOS) Huffington Post Meet 50 women who were the behind-the-scenes rock stars of the 2012 election. This list includeswomen leaders who made a difference in all aspects of the election: presidential campaigns and Congressional campaigns, community organizing, …

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