Gender and Politics in the media

World: Law about gender equality is presented at Armenian Parliament. Philippine women’s vote needed for pro-women legislation.

Tripura: Women voters increase, women candidates shrink Oneindia Agartala, Feb 6: The number of women candidates in the upcoming Tripura assembly elections has shrunk by half despite the fact the total number of women voters and women voters forming a majority in five constituencies have increased. While 31 women …

Law about gender equality is presented at Armenian Parliament Times.am Armenian National Assembly has accepted law “About equal rights between men and women” on Tuesday. “The law aims to provide gender equality in all spheres of life, to defend women and men from the gender discrimination and also to include the civil …

Women’s vote needed for pro-women legislation Philippine Information Agency MANILA, Feb. 5 -– The establishment of a “women’s vote” in the Philippines could push Congress to make more laws favorable to women in the country. “There is no ‘women’s vote’ in the country despite a huge number of women voters,” said Aida Santos Maranan, co-founder of the women’s organization WeDPro…She said there is no women’s vote in the country because women do not vote as a sector. “Legislation would be women-friendly if they did,” Maranan said. This will result in laws that uphold their welfare.

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