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Gender and Politics in the media

US: Leg wants female circumcisions a state crime. Women Less Likely To Earn Paid Extended Leave Than Men.

Students Express Concern Over Corporate Gender Gap Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun (blog) Students Express Concern Over Corporate Gender Gap ... roles in business, by saying workplace environments are not conducive to gender equality. Zoe Lofgren: 'Men, knowingly or not, tend to be dismissive of women' The Guardian "Women are well accepted in California," says Lofgren, who is chair of the 34-member California Democratic congressional… Continue reading US: Leg wants female circumcisions a state crime. Women Less Likely To Earn Paid Extended Leave Than Men.

Gender and Politics in the media

World: Women’s rights, gender equality in focus. Women’s rights around the globe: behind the data. Why progress in women’s rights has been compromised.

More Israeli soldiers reporting sexual harassment Haaretz Rachel Tevet Wiesel, to the Knesset Committee on the Status of Women and Gender Equality, headed by MK Aliza Lavie. Among the incidents, 49 ... Women's rights around the globe: behind the data The Guardian More than 130 of 143 countries have gender equality laws, 142 grant equal rights for men and women on property ownership and 129 have laws ... Why… Continue reading World: Women’s rights, gender equality in focus. Women’s rights around the globe: behind the data. Why progress in women’s rights has been compromised.

Gender and Politics in the media

Afghan Presidential Election Votes Going $5 Each, Women’s Voter Cards Easiest to Trade

Polls schedule for women reserved seats after Feb 9: Nawaz Financial Express Bangladesh The Election Commission is likely to announce the polls schedule for the 50 women reserved seats in the 10th Parliament next week. “The election ... Afghan Presidential Election Votes Going $5 Each FrontPage Magazine - Women's voter cards are the easiest to trade because men can obtain them on their behalf – without providing a photograph or… Continue reading Afghan Presidential Election Votes Going $5 Each, Women’s Voter Cards Easiest to Trade

Gender and Politics in the media

UK: How sexist is politics? Sexism in Parliament: CALL FOR WOMEN VOTERS TO ENGAGE WITH INDEPENDENCE DEBATE

https://twitter.com/daily_politics/status/427765722060578816 Sexism in Parliament: Where are all the women - and how can ... The Independent It’s hard to credit in 2014, but it’s true: there’s still a major British workplace, one of the country’s best-known brands, where women have no right to take maternity leave. If they do have children, they tend to find that their shift patterns are… Continue reading UK: How sexist is politics? Sexism in Parliament: CALL FOR WOMEN VOTERS TO ENGAGE WITH INDEPENDENCE DEBATE

Gender and Politics in the media

US: Jon Stewart: Chris Christie Victim of ‘Vaginafication’ of America. PA Senate Judiciary Committee Passes ‘Revenge Porn’ Bill. Will Women Save America?

Senate Candidate Compares Pregnancy To Cancer ThinkProgress Ken Buck, a Republican district attorney and erstwhile Tea Party darling who has announced he will challenge Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO) in the midterms this fall, appeared on talk radio on Wednesday morning and attacked a woman’s right to choose by comparing a woman’s pregnancy to his own… Continue reading US: Jon Stewart: Chris Christie Victim of ‘Vaginafication’ of America. PA Senate Judiciary Committee Passes ‘Revenge Porn’ Bill. Will Women Save America?

Call for Papers, Events

Call for Papers: ‘Body/State in the Age of Austerity’ PSA Women and Politics Specialist Group 2014 Conference

PSA Women and Politics Specialist Group 2014 Conference  ‘Body/State in the Age of Austerity’ University of Birmingham, Saturday 22nd February 2014 Prospective participants should submit a title and abstract (of no more than 200 words) to Fran Amery by November 29th 2013. A substantial amount of feminist scholarship has sought to illuminate the ways in… Continue reading Call for Papers: ‘Body/State in the Age of Austerity’ PSA Women and Politics Specialist Group 2014 Conference