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Women make up majority of DCCC's 'Red to Blue' candidates Washington Post (blog) The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee announced its first wave of "Red to Blue" U.S. House contenders for the midterm elections Monday, picking mostly women for a program meant to highlight the best recruits from around the country. Ten of the 16 "Red to Blue "… Continue reading US: March is Women’s History Month. Dems Wooing White Male Voters. Women: Elusive jewels in GOP brooch.
Afghan Youth Debates: Women Must Vote to Secure Rights Institute for War and Peace Reporting Female voters could only secure real change by confronting societal ... "It is women who raise the children of this country, and women form half of ... Gender equity: even sector's best not good enough Times Higher Education Discrimination against women persists in the UK academy, even in institutions that have been recognised for their good employment… Continue reading Feb 20 Media round-up. Cambridge University staff call for action on academia gender equality.
Labour women candidates expected to be elected in record numbers The Guardian The Labour party is on track for record numbers of women to win seats in Westminster and Brussels in forthcoming elections, party data shows. The findings will put more pressure on Conservatives after MP Anne McIntosh was deselected by her local association this month and announcements… Continue reading UK: Farage: I’m Making Sure Women Are Taking Over Ukip. Caroline Spelman joins all-women Tory shortlists calls .
Gender bill interferes with freedom of choice - ACDP News24 "Gender equality begins with education and decent jobs. We don't need more legislation - we need the guts to hold unions accountable - we need more flexible ... The Rage of the Angry White Male Continues Its Battle Against ... Truth-Out Michael Kimmel, expert on male… Continue reading US: Men, too, suffer from effects of sexism. Boosting GOP women. Canada: Shifting gender roles in politics.
'High turnout of women in Pak. polls' The Hindu In the General elections in May that saw an unprecedented voter turnout of 55 per cent, many women voted for the first time, overcoming threats of violence, prompting senior journalist Dr. Shahid Masood to say that the rights of women to vote is not a given in Pakistan.… Continue reading All about gender equality in a database. Quotas and Women in Egyptian Politics.
Editors and the gender gap Washington Post (blog) ...The current editorial team of the American Political Science Review, of which I am a member, takes that responsibility quite seriously. This means we endeavor to make sure that all papers are evaluated by panels of reviewers with expertise in the area of inquiry and the methods employed, and that we ask… Continue reading Is Canada up to snuff on gender equity? Are men oppressed? GOP Drifting Further from Women.