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The Q&A: Samina Ali Muslim women make some noise The Economist (blog) THE International Museum of Women is an online showcase for art, stories and ideas about women’s issues to encourage social change around the world. Recently it launched an online exhibition called “Muslima: Muslim Women’s Art & Voices”, which …

Winning Over Women’s Hearts Bernama Winning Over Women’s Hearts. By Kurniawati Kamarudin KUALA LUMPUR, (Bernama) — Female voters may well be holding the trump card in the 13th General Election (GE13), as they make up almost half of the 13.3 million eligible voters in the country.

President Wan Azizah Ismail of the People’s Justice Party, shown at a recent news conference, is reaching out for women’s votes, pitching her alliances’ plans to combat domestic violence and create a safety net for low-income widows.

Malaysian Opposition Hunts for Women’s Votes Wall Street Journal (blog) “I will give my full time and support to go and rally the support [to get women’s] votes. Because I think there is common bond between me and the women voters,” Dr. Wan Azizah recently told The Wall Street Journal, adding that she is going to rural …

Will there be a gender voting gap at the 2013 election?
Women’s Agenda Recently we read that women stand ready to end the reign of Australia’s first female prime minister on September 14, with just one in three women – 36% – preparing to vote Labor as “good policy beats gender politics”. If the mood among many women …

Male and female voters: will there be a ‘gender gap’ in 2013? SBS In many respects, the “gender gap” among Coalition voters is the inverse to what we find with Labor. But the trend shift is more pronounced and occurred a decade earlier, when in the late 1990s the proportion of men voting for either the Liberal or …

PM, govt lack sensitivity to deal with women’s issues: BJP Oneindia New Delhi: The BJP has charged that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his government lack the courage and the sensitivity needed to deal with issues like security of women and increasing frequency of rape cases in the capital and the rest of …

Women get little from women lawmakers in 5 years Oman Tribune PESHAWAR The reasons cited by women legislators of the previous Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly for their failure to legislate on women’s rights are numerous, but the fact remains that only one law was passed during the last five years to protect women’s…

Women journalists in Jordan bring women’s rights to the forefront Petra News Agency Amman, Apr. 20 (Petra)–The Sisterhood Is Global Institute/Jordan “Tadamon” has called for an effective media strategy to focus on women’s rights, protection, defense of their rights and to work for a society free of violence, discrimination and …

Winning Over Women’s Hearts Astro Awani Female voters may well be holding the trump card in the 13th General Election (GE13), as they make up almost half of the 13.3 million eligible voters in the country. Women have an important role to play with their votes contributing significantly to …

Enhancing voter turnout The Nation The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) expects voters’ turnout between 60 to 65 percent in the upcoming elections, including estimated 40 percent turnout of the women voters. Last year, the ECP had proposed declaring the results at any polling …

More female voters in Kodagu Deccan Herald 2,01,795 female and 2,00,523 male voters. There has been increase of 8.4 per cent in number of voters in the district compared to last elections. The total number of voters in Kodagu is 4,02,333. It was 3,71,056 during 2008 Assembly polls. As many as …

Hon. Makone Calls for More Positions for Women AllAfrica.com Theresa Makone, the MDC Women’s Assembly chairperson has urged the MDC Chitungwiza province to consider giving women a chance to participate in the next elections as they have the capacity to move the country forward. Hon. Makone made the call …

Brave Naz motivating women to campaign for PTI Frontier Post UPPER DIR: Women of the area in Dir Upper have also steeped into the field of politics as many women of the area have joined the election campaign of the PTI candidate for NA-33, Muhammad Nawaz Khan. Among those women is a young girl namely …

Three contend for BDP Women’s Wing chairmanship Mmegi Online Now that the party feels strongly that there is peace within the women’s ranks, they have to choose their leadership through elections. The emergence of three lobby lists is a sign that women have possibly been thirsty for a contest to test their …

ECP keeping lists of women, minority candidates secret The News International If, supposing, a political party secures as many seats in the direct election that it gets the requisite numbers to choose only two women for the reserved seats, those whose names would come first would only be declared elected. The lists show which …

Poll flying squads to include women officers  Indian Express The Election Commission (EC) will include female officers in the flying squads and static surveillance teams (SSTs) to check the baggage and purses of women during the routine checking in future Lok Sabha and Assembly elections. In the Assembly …

Representation of women in police force is first step towards equality The New Indian Express Notwithstanding the kind of polity that seeks to administer it—democratic, monarchic or autocratic—gender justice has its own complex connotations. Nevertheless, it is necessary for any polity to ensure that gender injustice does not transgress …

Win women’s votes through their hearts The Borneo Post KUALA LUMPUR: Female voters may well be holding the trump card in the 13th General Election (GE13), as they make up almost half of the 13.3 million eligible voters in the country. Women have an important role to play with their votes contributing …

Pakistani tribal women to run for elections … aljazeera.com 2 min Badam Zerri and Nusrat Begum make history by becoming first women to contest parliamentary …

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