Chile’s first presidential showdown between two women. Women Islamists challenge Egypt’s army-backed rule.

Bachelet set for big win in Chile’s two-woman poll showdown Reuters AlertNet In Chile’s first presidential showdown between two women, voters are expected to give overwhelming backing to Bachelet, who led the country from 2006 to …

In Chile women politicians rise, but women’s rights lag Christian Science Monitor “Chile remains one of the Latin American countries with the fewest women in Congress,” says Alejandra Sepúlveda, executive director of ComunidadMujer, …

In pictures: Women world leaders BBC News In pictures: Women world leaders. Chilean presidential candidates Michelle Bachelet and Evelyn Matthei wave to the media during a live televised Chile goes to …

Gender-equity will serve Afghans Green Valley News Gender equality isn’t just a matter of moral fairness — it’s essential to the country’s economic and political health and to ensuring the nation has a secure, …

‘Women’s issues remain unchanged despite progress’ The Hindu Despite the progress achieved in various facets of life, the problems of women have changed only in appearance but, in reality, continue to remain as before, …

Mahila Congress seeks 50% nominations for women to boards … The Hindu … and corporations should be reserved for women members of the Congress…. the party not giving enough representation to women in the Assembly elections.

New Constitution should address women concerns,stresses lobby IPPmedia In the wake of continued activist campaigns for women’s rights and gender issues to be included in the constitutional review, Women’s Legal Aid Centre (WLAC) …

Women Islamists challenge Egypt’s army-backed rule Peninsula On-line … force against the army-backed government in the conservative Arab country. At more and more protests, female members of the Islamist movement can be …

Women prepare for historic elections in Afghanistan Khaama Press In the last presidential elections, women voters and MPs faced persecution, … Women’s rights have come a long way in the last 12 years in Afghanistan yet the …

Nigeria lawyer defends sharia and human rights of women in West … Deseret News Hauwa Ibrahim, a lawyer from Nigeria and an expert in Shariah law, discusses its influence on legal practice during an interview at the KSL studio in Salt Lake …

Rock the Casbah: a representation of Arab womengulfnews.com The actresses are mainly women, the director’s a woman, the producer’s awoman, it’s a representation of women who have something to say, and actually do …

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