French senate votes to ban child beauty pageants. Women Take 64 Percent Seats in Rwanda’s Parliament.

Women Still Scarce in Egypt’s Constitution Process Women’s eNews The five women on the new Constituent Assembly are all considered very strong representatives, but activists say they are simply too few. Morsi loyalists …

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French senate votes to ban child beauty pageants Examiner.com The ban was introduced to the senate as part of a broader bill concerning women’s rights, and it includes a possible two year jail sentence and 30,000 euro fine …

Afghanistan women fear reversals of basic human rights as 2014 … WNN – Women News Network An Afghan girl attends a female engagement team meeting in Balish Kalay Village, Urgun District, Afghanistan, March 27, 2011. Women and children attended …

Consultative meeting: Gender coalition’s first gathering carries hope … The Express Tribune PEMRA must encourage all satellite channels to broadcast two to three minute public service messages to promote women’s rights and development, says …

Women encouraged to contest 2014 elections Fiji Broadcasting Corporation Women already play an important role in everyday life and it’s only fair that they also have a say in the running of the country. Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre …

Women Take 64 Percent Seats in Parliament AllAfrica.com The just-concluded parliamentary elections have handed women an overwhelming majority in Rwanda’s Parliament, an unprecedented 64 per cent of the seats …

We have a right GreaterKashmir.com Better political representation of women is a pre-requisite for social advancement and change. It leads to more gender sensitive laws and better implementation …

Are quotas needed to boost female representation? SBS The inclusion of only one woman in Tony Abbott’s Cabinet has raised questions over whether quotas are needed to ensure capable women are given senior …

Need more women in legislatures: Meira Kumar Press Trust of India “We need to increase the numbers of women representation in legislatures, civic bodies and everywhere,” Kumar said at the inauguration of a seminar on the …

One female cabinet member, ironing housewife jibes… now … The Independent After urging Australians to vote for “the one with the not-bad-looking daughters” and appointing one woman to his 19-member cabinet, Tony Abbott provoked …

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