Gender and Politics in the media

Saudi Arabia Issues 1st Anti-Domestic Abuse Advert. Women running behind in Malaysian politics. Song For Women Struggling For Islam Elections.

Saudi Arabia’s first anti-domestic abuse advert: The slogan simply reads: “Some things can’t be covered – fighting women’s abuse together.”


Saudi Arabia Issues First Anti-Domestic Abuse Advert For Women & Children …
Huffington Post UK In literature for the advert, it admits “the phenomenon of battered women in Saudi Arabia is much greater than apparent”, and encourages Saudis to report cases of violence at locations around the Kingdom including Madinah, Najran, Makkah and Riyadh.

Saudi film, ‘Wadjda,’ gives hope for women’s rights The Reporter Al-Mansour was joined onstage Sunday at the film festival by the iconic Gloria Steinem, who compared Saudi oppression of women with religious conservatives’ attempted and successful legal restriction of women’s reproductive rights in the United States.

‘Dependent’ women may get work visa The New Indian Express In a move that would benefit thousands of Keralites living in Saudi Arabia, the Ministry of Labour of the Gulf country is considering the prospect of issuing work permits to women on dependent visas. If this becomes a reality, expatriate women in the …

Keep calm and vote for women The Times of Israel Three other women are apparently still considering putting their names forward in the shul board elections, which take place over May. Should all seven be voted in, more than 10 percent of the United Synagogue’s 62 congregations would be led by women.

Preventing women from voting to lead to imprisonment The Express Tribune Adamant to ensure the participation of women in the upcoming general elections, the provincial government on Friday said inhibiting women from voting could lead to imprisonment for up to five years. In a meeting of the Provincial Commission on the …

Swanu Urges Women to Register for Elections AllAfrica.com Windhoek — Swanu is urging young women to register for elections and to obtain voter registration cards, because apparently many women attend political meetings and rallies but are not registered voters. According to a statement issued by Swanu …

Amid militant attacks at election rallies, Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam … India Today The mother of three is the only woman who has shown courage to step out and lead election campaigns despite the fact that militants have been targeting election rallies across the country regardless of who is leading the campaign. On Thursday afternoon …

Yasmeen Zia presses women to use right to vote Frontier Post LAKKI MARWAT: Awami National Party former female MPA Yasmeen Zia has called upon the women to use their right of franchise in the general elections and play a role in electing honest, trustworthy and masses serving representatives. This she said while …

Kohistan candidates vow to ensure women participation The News International PESHAWAR: Two young candidates, who are contesting the election from PK-62 and PK-63 (Kohistan) under the banner of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), have vowed to ensure the participation of the women voters in the polls. Both the candidates using …

BN’s femme fatale – the power of women Malaysia Kini Let’s take a look at how women can shape and have shaped the election so far, recognising that they will make an important impact this election and the trends are moving against the BN. Traditionally, women disproportionately support the incumbent …

Women still running far behind in Malaysian politics The Nation The Election Commission says that there has been a 40-per-cent increase in the number of women candidates this time. It looked like women are finally given the chance they deserve to represent half the population. But upon closer inspection, the …

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