Gender and Politics in the media

Park ‘a Neuter President’. Zimbabwean Women Urged to Withhold Sex Unless Men Vote.


From left, Park Geun-hye, Margaret Thatcher, Tarja Halonen and Angela Merkel

Park ‘a Neuter President’ The Chosun Ilbo President Park Geun-hye is a “traditional” female leader who is not overly concerned with women’s rights, Foreign Policy magazine has decided.

In the article titled “Think Again: Working Women” on Monday, the author Kay Hymowitz categorizes women leaders into three groups — traditional, progressive, and “somewhere in the middle.”

The progressive ones are those who have been vocal about women’s issues throughout their career, while traditional ones have paid “little attention to what are generally considered women’s issues.”

Traditional ones comfortable operating in a traditional male domain include Park, former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, former Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, and Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, according to Hymowitz. …

Sex: MDC Ncube Takes Election Ballots To The Bedroom ZimEye Zimbabwe In an effort to encourage voter registration, Priscilla is reported to have told a rally in Matabeleland North province that the numbers of women demonstrate that majority voters are female and the only way to push men to the ballot is to hit them ..

Zimbabwean Women Urged to Withhold Sex Unless Men Vote Voice of America HARARE — In past elections, it has been mainly Zimbabwe’s women who have voted. That may change in the African country’s elections expected at the end of this month. A female government minister is calling on women to withhold sex from their partners …

White paper on crime against women: BJP The New Indian Express The Delhi BJP on Tuesday announced that it would come out with a White Paper on safety ofwomen in the national capital. With the Delhi Assembly elections just four months away, the BJP has been targeting the Congress Government on the law and order …

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