Gender and Politics in the media

Call for gender pay transparency. New NGO for gender issues launched.

Parliament’s Female Majority Focuses On Equality Voice of America Kigali — Rwandans once again voted in a female majority parliament in last week’s elections, directly electing 26 women in addition to the 24 seats reserved for females in the constitution. Rwanda has come to be the world’s leader in women lawmakers.

Women hold an unprecedented 64 percent of seats in Rwanda’s parliament, more than any another country in the world.

Call for gender pay transparency Brisbane Times According to the Workplace Gender Equality Agency, the gender pay gap in the private sector is considerably larger than the public sector, at 20.8 per cent and …

Japan’s PM pledges global focus on women Straits Times Mr Abe vowed on Thursday to work at home and abroad to improve the plight of women, in a shift of tone for the conservative leader. — FILE PHOTO: REUTERS.

NGO concludes women’s representation project GhanaWeb Political parties have been urged to demonstrate real commitment to ensuring increased participation of women in decision-making processes at the local and …

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