Gender and Politics in the media

Feb 22 round-up: Working with masculinities. Hate Sexism? Why Are You Making These Mistakes?

Myth and Reality: New Alliances to Challenge Stereotypes and Build Gender Equality Beyond 2015 Institute of Development Studies All over the world women’s rights activists, gender experts, donors, government representatives, and UN staffers are gearing up for this year’s …

Purdue department heads face gender inequality with salary, selection Purdue Exponent Purdue’s department head positions face differences in salary by gender and selection which dates back to the time many faculty received their …

Working with masculinities The Hindu

It is often assumed that gender equality will make the world better, safer, happier and more dignified for girls and women. What is forgotten is that it will …

Hate Sexism? Why Are You Making These Mistakes? soFeminine.co.uk A provocative new film from The Representation Project asks us to rewrite … Do you think it’s time to shake up how we think about men and women?

To a Tory, all women look the same: Philip Hammond’s female faux pas Evening Standard Hammond’s problem with women is only the latest humiliation in the Tory party’s recent failings in gender equality. David Cameron has said he wants …

‘I know we women all look the same’ Hammond told after Question Time gaffe Telegraph.co.uk Ms Kendall, the shadow health minister, immediately turned to the Conservative Cabinet minister and said: “It’s Liz Kendall not Rachel Reeves.”.

Are Labour losing more women MPs than the Tories as Guido Fawkes claims? Mirror.co.uk Are Labour losing more women MPs than the Tories as Guido Fawkes claims? 11 hours ago. 37 points · Sport · How many points do you need to avoid …

Women’s wellbeing is about more than job quotas The Guardian In fact, the ham-fisted “counting women in work” approach that the government is taking reminds me of Labour’s “counting women in government” …

Women’s participation will give a booster shot to Saudi election Arab News THE Saudi municipal elections of 2015 are just around the corner and women will finally be allowed to fully participate both as candidates and voters.

Meet Egypt’s first female political party leader Al-Arabiya A flicker of hope for women across Egypt may have been sparked on Friday, after the first female to head a political party in the country was elected.

Top Democratic candidates rally female base in Austin, sounding themes for general election The Tribune AUSTIN, Texas — The Democratic candidates for governor and lieutenant governor are rallying theirfemale base, sounding the themes for the …

In web ads, Republican Ken Buck looks to women voters for support Denver Post Exit polls revealed Bennet received large backing from women voters. … to attract unaffiliated suburban who women often swing statewide elections.

Bachmann: Many Voters ‘Aren’t Ready’ for a Female President Wall Street Journal (blog) She responded that many people “aren’t ready” for a female president, even though they were ready for the first African American president.

Pathways to empowerment: women and the economy in the developing world Houston Chronicle (blog) The World Bank selected the topic of gender equality and development as the … on Middle Eastern politics, democratization, and gender and politics.

Positive developments for women’s empowerment and gender equality in Jordan, UN official says Petra News Agency Executive Director of the UN Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, told Petra that the UN body aims to …

Beyond Investing In Women And Girls Thomson Reuters Foundation Our understanding of the complexity of funding sectors and financial mechanisms for women’s rights and gender equality has evolved, but the results …

Getting women on corporate boards: Canada’s middling approach just might work The Globe and Mail The Ontario Securities Commission has proposed a comply-or-explain regime to increase representation of women on boards and in senior …

Leadership Development project for women launched BusinessGhana The three-year project is being implemented by the African Women … get them to support women candidates in the local government elections.

Rollback of Women’s Rights: Not Just in Afghanistan National Geographic And it guarantees parity between men and women in all elected assemblies. Further, it obliges the state to act through public authorities by taking …

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