US: Gals, Guns and the Gender Gap. Gender-based quotas needed in Jamaica.

Women Replace Men As Leaders Of Progressive Think Tanks Huffington Post As conservatives consider new ways for the GOP to reach out to women voters, progressives have taken a different approach: tapping women to run their think thanks. When Anne-Marie Slaughter was chosen to succeed Steve Coll as president of the New …

Equal Time with Martha Burk Two and one half minute commentary by series host Martha Burk on the gender gap and gun control, and why it will make a difference in the next elections.

Two and one half minute commentary by series host Martha Burk on the gender gap and gun control, and why it will make a difference in the next elections

Gals, Guns and the Gender Gap Huffington Post Barack Obama won the women’s vote with a 20-point gender gap — the largest Gallup has measured since it began tracking the presidential vote by subgroup in 1952. Even without a presidential contest to boost turnout, the gender-gun-control gap could …

There’s No Such Thing as a Generic Woman Presidential Candidate The Atlantic “Battleground voters are ready for a woman president, and the country is, too,” the group announced in presenting their data, which you can read in full here, and launching a new effort to elect a woman to the position of Madam President. “Almost …

Gender-based quotas needed in Jamaica Jamaica Gleaner This was clearly outlined in the National Policy on Gender Equality. The policy states that the Government of Jamaica (GOJ) shall adopt, in keeping with the Convention to Eliminate Discrimination against Women, temporary special measures (TSMs) to …

Halfway there in push for true gender equality The National Efforts to empower women in the UAE – at school and on the job – are yielding results. As The National reported yesterday, the findings of a new survey on gender and equality in the workplace suggest that there is a sweeping change of attitude towards …

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