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VP Jewel Taylor Recommends The Establishment Of Women Political Fund

VP Jewel Taylor Recommends The Establishment Of Women Political Fund

Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor has recommended the establishment of “Women Political Fund” for the purpose of supporting women in electioneering and development processes. Giving her perspective on women’s leadership in Africa, Vat the 30th Annual Session of the Crans Montana Forum held in Geneva, Switzerland, from June 26 to 29, 2019, VP Taylor also called […]

Record Number Of Women Set To Enter India Parliament

Record Number Of Women Set To Enter India Parliament

India was one of the first countries to have a female leader, but more than five decades after Indira Gandhi became prime minister, women’s participation in politics remains stubbornly low A record number of women are set to enter India’s parliament after a marathon election that returned Prime Minister Narendra Modi to power, initial results […]

Malawi Gives 50-50 Balance To Political Aspirants

Malawi Gives 50-50 Balance To Political Aspirants

Aspiring female councilors in the 2019 Tripartite Elections have been challenged to practice issue based politics if the country is to achieve the 50:50 campaign which advocates for increased women participation in politics and public administration. Programmes Coordinator for Tovwirane Organization, Cecilia Chivunga made the call Friday in Rumphi during a meeting which was organized […]

How Do Women Win Election In 2019? EU Prepares Nigerian Female Politicians For 2019

How Do Women Win Election In 2019? EU Prepares Nigerian Female Politicians For 2019

Nigerian women possess leadership traits needed to drive the nation into prosperity. But to harness these, they must be given the opportunity, according to the Head of the European Union (EU) Delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Ambassador Ketil Karlsen. At a seminar on women’s participation in Nigeria’s political process held in Abuja, Ambassador Karlsen said […]

Kenya: Jubilee Female Politicians Bag More Top Seats

Kenya: Jubilee Female Politicians Bag More Top Seats

Jubilee Party has the highest number of women who have been elected to top key political seats in Tuesday’s General Election. Of the three women who have made history as the first elected governors, two seats went to Jubilee in outgoing deputy national Assembly Speaker Joyce Laboso who won the Bomet governorship and her Kirinyaga […]

Senegal Presidential adviser to ‘Post’: Female politicians highlight country’s success

Senegal Presidential adviser to ‘Post’: Female politicians highlight country’s success

The Théodore Monod African Art Museum in Dakar, Senegal, is hosting a 30-year exposition and retrospective on photography of African women by photographer Angèle Etoundi Essamba. The photos in black and white and color show women facing many of the struggles of rural life in Africa. Drawing water, paddling a canoe, village life, agriculture. But […]

MAKAU: Kenya needs equality for women in politics

MAKAU: Kenya needs equality for women in politics

“In politics, women type the letters, lick the stamps, distribute the pamphlets and get out the vote. Men get elected.” The quote above captures Clare Booth Luce’s perspective on women’s political participation in the United States of America. It represents a similar trend in Kenya’s political sphere. For years, Kenyan women – including those working at […]