Gender and Politics in the media

AU: Govt Calls for Public Comment on Gender Equality. Israeli elections: Charedi women refuse to vote. Newly elected Indian MP to push for women’s empowerment

Govt Calls for Public Comment on Gender Equality Pro Bono Australia The Federal Government has called for public comment to help develop the next stage of its workplace gender equality reforms. The Workplace Gender Equality Act was introduced to Parliament in November last year and will assist in closing the gender pay …

Govt schools yet to sensitize students on women’s issues Times of India GUWAHATI: Despite the countrywide furore over rising crime against women and measures being taken or contemplated at all levels to ensure safety of women, government schools in the city still haven’t taken any initiative to sensitize students about …

Newly elected MP to push for women’s empowerment Daily News & Analysis Acknowledging that issues concerning women’s security and welfare will continue to hold centrestage as the state prepares for polls next year, newly-elected Member of Parliament (MP) Rajani Patil said she would push for more representation for women in …

Israeli women: Vote as if your life depends on it Haaretz After a year when gender issues moved front and center as rarely before in Israel, the question of whether Israel looks forward or backtracks to appease a minority on these issues depends on your vote

Israeli elections: Charedi women refuse to vote Jewish Chronicle A group of Charedi women has started a rebellion, declaring that they will not support their usual parties in the January 22 election because of their male-only candidate lists. Israel’s two main Charedi parties, the Ashkenazi-run United Torah Judaism …

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