World: Swazi Chiefs Shut Women Out of Parliament. Bahrain could see more women contesting polls.

More women gearing up for poll challenge Gulf Daily News MORE Bahraini women could stand in next year’s parliamentary and municipal council elections amid growing confidence from voters. A new study shows …

Swaziland: Swazi Chiefs Shut Women Out of Parliament AllAfrica.com Mbabane — Archaic and chauvinistic practices are being used to prevent Swazi women from taking part in the upcoming primary elections, despite the country …

Women use Twitter to raise issues Arab News They also received the support of Islamic scholars, Shoura members and other influential people including columnists who wrote about women’s issues.

Bahrain could see more women contesting polls Trade Arabia More Bahraini women could stand in next year’s parliamentary and municipal council elections amid growing confidence from voters, according to a new study.

Senator Mwanzo Urges Women To Give Birth Citizen News … birth in large numbers so that he may get enough votes in the coming elections. Senator Mwanzo asked the women in his county to ignore family planning so …

Gender politics and the United Nations Security Council OUPblog (blog) On 25 June 2013, the United Nations Security Council issued its sixth resolution on women, peace, and security: Resolution 2106. In line with three of the …

The village woman The News International Female voter turnout in Pakistan has less to do with militancy or terrorism and more to do with culture. We have a disturbing history of excluding women from the …

Chile’s Women Candidates, Not Two of a Kind Independent European Daily Express Chile does not have a quota law to facilitate women’s access to elected posts. During the Bachelet administration (2006-2010) the political parties rejected a bill …

Freedom from Gender: Imagining Equality for Men and Women in India WNN – Women News Network The idea that we are equal stops at the ground beneath our feet. The soil of India, the land of Bharat, is owned chiefly by men. According to the Food and …

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