Gender and Politics in the media

Sex Gap Alive and Kicking in Norway as Women Rule in Politics. Say yes to gender sensitisation.

Preventing Violence Against Women: International Study With … Decoded Science Given this cultural context, what does the concept of gender equality really mean for the women who live in these communities? The UN study has shown that …

 

Norway’s Conservative Party leader Erna Solberg speaks to party members in Oslo, on Sept. 9, 2013. Photographer: Stian Lysberg Solum/NTB Scanpix/AP Photo

 

Sex Gap Alive and Kicking in Norway as Women Rule in Politics Businessweek Norway is set to get its first female prime minister in 17 years as Conservative Party leader Erna Solberg, 52, takes over on Oct 18. Her coalition partner, the …

Rahul woos women voters, promises a ‘young’ govt in 2014 that will … Indian Express The Congress leader also reached out to women voters, saying they were the “real strength of India”, and added that regions where women were empowered …

App designed to promote women’s human rights swissinfo.ch The Swiss foreign ministry and the Swiss Centre of Expertise in Human Rights (SCHR) have developed an app for smartphones and tablets which will give …

Topless Women Stage Pro-Abortion Protest in Spain ABC News Women from the feminist group Femen have staged a topless protest in the Spanish Parliament against the conservative government’s planned abortion law …

Driving alone can’t define Saudi women’s progress Arab News It appears to me as if the media across the globe have pledged to sensitize the masses on issues related to women. I have no problem with that. I appreciate the …

INSIGHT: Quotas and Women in Egyptian Politics Middle East Voices As a result, women won 23 percent of parliamentary seats in Tunisia and 17 percent of National Assembly seats in Libya. In Egypt’s post-revolution elections, on …

Say yes to gender sensitisation Hindustan Times Delhi University, for instance, has the Women’s Studies and Development Centre (WSDC) to address women’s issues in higher education. It offers short-term …

Women Push for Gender Equality in New Constitution AllAfrica.com Dar es Salaam — Women’s rights groups in Tanzania are demanding that a new constitution clearly define the word ‘person’ to mean a man and a woman in a …

Women leaders gather to encourage young women to try politics Enterprise News  “All issues are women’s issues,” she said. “When you go through the door that some of the people here and myself have opened … don’t close it behind you.

Women members of Saudi Shura Council challenge driving ban Haaretz Women members of Saudi Shura Council challenge driving ban … after King Abdullah granted women the right to vote and run in municipal elections in 2011.

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