Woman candidate from Fata. Transgender woman stands for election in Indian state of Karnataka.

11 Lebanese Women, Candidates for the Parliamentary Elections Visit the … Naharnet Women in Front (WIF), a Non Governmental Organization, has received a resounding support from the European Parliament through the European People’s Party, which comprises the right-wing parties from 27 member states. WIF, that aims to claim a fair …

New Constitution Gives Hope to Women and Girls AllAfrica.com Citizens eagerly await the announcement of the 2013 elections date along with the execution of the new constitution, which gender activists say contains 75% of the demands made by women. Over three million citizens voted in favour of the Draft …

CJ urges ROs to ensure women’s participation in polls The News International … Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has urged the returning officers of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to take action against political leaders and candidates who deprived women voters of casting their votes in the coming general elections.

Striving for 30 percent quota for women Jakarta Post Minimum need: Activists of the Civic Alliance for Women and Politics protest a ruling of the General Elections Commission (KPU) requiring that 30 percent of a political parties’ candidates must be women to be eligible to contest electoral districts …

Woman candidate from Fata GlobalPost First and foremost, the female candidates will have to take a firm stand against the resistance form whatsoever. It is not just all about their elections but it is a war for the protection of their rights against religious bigots and terrorism. It must …

Speakers stress women constructive role Pakistan Observer Peshawar—Speakers at seminar here Wednesday impressed upon electorates especially women to stand united for general elections-2013 and elect honest and uprights politicians with will to deliver for masses and make …

Transgender woman stands for election in Indian state of Karnataka Gay Star News A transgender woman is standing for election for the first time in Karnataka, a state in southern India. Soumya, who is from the state capital Bangalore, will stand for the Gandhinagar constituency in the state legislative assembly elections on 5 May …

Nusrat Begum to run as independent Trail blazer Dir woman abandoned by PTI Frontier Post Nusrat Begum Wife of a security guard of a government school flanked by her husband and father was confident that women voters in the constituency would vote for her in large numbers, adding, she was out to create history by winning the NA seat in …

Time for Indian Voters to Hold Politicians Accountable on Women’s Issues IBTimes India This election year, voters should begin to hold local, state and national leaders accountable for their own track records in empowering women and children. If the presumed candidates aim to run on platforms of good governance and “results” for their …

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