As 2020 came to an end, protestors across South Asia, demanded redress of systemic sexual harassment against women and children.
Women and Democracy articles on Democracy Chronicles
As over half the population of the planet is female, success for world democracy must include a building a stronger link between women and democracy. Women in the 21st century are set to have a larger political role to play if we continue to dismantle the barriers in the way of their political equality. Also see other suggested articles on subjects like Women Voting Rights, Feminism, Minority Voting Rights or LGBT voting.
The lack of access to sufficient funding from their parties and external networks is a major obstacle to women participation in politics.
Violence against women and girls is one of the most prevalent human rights violations but for female journalists the odds are much worse.
Little known, Amelia Boynton played a key role in getting us the voting rights act and actively organised the Selma to Montgomery marches.
Although Loujain al-Hathloul has been released several other women’s rights defenders remain arbitrarily detained by the Saudi government.
Bern in Switzerland is known for its bear pit and for being a World Heritage site since 1983. But it is also the Swiss capital of women politics
According to an interesting new study, people tend to listen to big talkers, but more women prefer not to use assertive language.
The Maltese parliament proposed top-up system to remedy deficit of female legislators. But there are still wide-ranging issues to tackle.
Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul was released from jail a week ago after 1001 days in detention but risks returning to prison.
A great review of this subject comes from a really interesting article at Swissinfo, produced by the