Significant hurdles await Rep. Barbara Lee as she hits the campaign trial for a senate seat in California, a race expected to be competitive.
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Number Of Nigerian Women Lawmakers Shrinks By Nearly Half
The number of female lawmakers in Nigeria’s parliament will fall by nearly half when legislators are sworn-in in early June.
What Will It Take To Make Democracy More Representative?
Multiple dimensions of identity simultaneously shape pathways to candidacy and representation for all groups seeking a seat.
US States See Record Diversity In Government Leadership
When the gavel came down to start this year’s session of the Michigan legislature, it was evident that those in power positions had changed.
The Women Of Iran Are Not Backing Down
In a country where the Persian language prioritizes the female in its sentences women are finally demanding their rights be prioritized.
Sierra Leone Law To Keep 30% Posts For Women In Power
Sierra Leone has set laws to increase number of women in decision-making in private and public sectors, five months before presidential polls.
Girl Scouts Earn Democracy Badge At Workshop In Salina
The workshop assisted Girl Scouts in grades K–10 in earning their Democracy Badge through learning activities on democracy.
Raponda Named Gabon’s First-Ever Female VP
Gabon’s president Ali Bongo Odimba named Monday (Jan. 09) the country’s first female vice-president. Rose Christian Ossouka Raponda.
Indonesia’s New Criminal Code Assaults Rights
Indonesia’s new criminal code puts at risk the basic rights of millions. LGBT people, and religious minorities will be particularly affected.
Women Will Make Up Majority In Colorado Legislature
Colorado is set to become second state to elect majority female legislature, it will increase in the number of female state lawmakers nationwide.