Gender and Politics in the media

Revolution’s dark side: Women raped in Tahrir Square.

47 citizens including woman file nomination papers Kuwait News Agency A single female national was among those who showed up, delivering candidacy documents to contend for the legislative elections, due on July 27. So far, number of the candidates since opening the nomination on June 27 has reached 339, including six …

Benghazi Cleric: “We Don’t Want Women’s Soccer! We Want More Floggings!” FrontPage Magazine Isn’t it great how Obama got into a war (and then lied about it) to make scenes like these possible. Here’s your War on Women in real life. Following are excerpts from a Friday sermon delivered by Sheik Salem Jaber, in Benghazi, Libya, which aired on …

Revolution’s dark side: Women raped in Tahrir Square Oneindia The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality in May reported that 99.3 percent of Egyptian women interviewed said they had been subjected to some form of sexual violence. Rape victims almost never go to the hospital and certainly not the police as the …

Women Urged to Participate in Forthcoming Parliamentary Polls “We are encouraging people to turn up early at polling stations; it is equally our mandate to tell them prior to the elections the importance of the exercise and if you speak of numbers, women play an important role because they constitute 52 per cent

Ahluwalia is Panchkula’s first woman Mayor Indian Express In the election that was held through secret ballot, Ahluwalia got 12 votes, while Lamba could manage only eight votes. Ahluwalia, who is the first woman Mayor of the city, said she would work for the development of the city. Congress MLA from …

AIDWA Condemns Attack on Women Leaders People’s Democracy THE All India Democratic Women’s Association (AIDWA) has strongly condemned the attacks on its women leaders in West Bengal , and demanded security for all candidates seeking to contest panchayat elections in the state. In a statement issued from New …

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