Violence mars Caribbean life, study finds violent crime and a tolerance for domestic violence
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.
Lack of Kenyan Women Politicians is Full Blown Crisis
Kenya’s Supreme Court ruled that lawmakers had to pass a law ensuring women more parliament representation
Women and Political Participation in Africa (Part Two)
With the world population having more women than men, it should be clear that with the right political environment women should gain more public elections for government.
Photos From the International Women’s Strike and March in NYC
A coalition representing dozens of grassroots groups and labor organizations organized a number of actions in support of labor campaigns, migrant rights, Sanctuary Campus campaigns, and others.
Women and Political Participation in Africa (Part One)
Zimbabwe has joined 30 countries worldwide that have used a special electoral quota system to increase women’s political participation to at least 30 percent of the Members of Parliament.
International Women’s Day Rally and March At Columbus Circle
Props of bloody coat hangers were handed out at Columbus Circle illustrating what many women went through when dealing with an unwanted pregnancy before safe, legal abortions.
Cameroonian Women Push for Greater Political Participation
Civil society groups marked this year’s International Women’s Day by urging women to register to vote
7 Key Facts About Suffragette Susan B. Anthony on Her Birthday
Women’s rights leader and suffragette Susan B. Anthony was born February 15, 1820 and never got to vote herself
Photo Essay From the Washington, DC Women’s March
The signs I encountered among the thousands who attended the Women’s March on DC yesterday, the day after the inauguration of Donald Trump. The crowd expressed deep reservations about his views.
Have an Abortion in Texas, Lose Your Right To Vote?
A Republican state representative put forth legislation that would make abortion in the state a felony