Mexico City has elected a woman mayor for the first time in history, local politician and scientist Claudia Sheinbaum
Women Voting Rights articles on Democracy Chronicles
As over half the population of the planet is female, ensuring women voting rights is key for any democracy. The Nineteenth Amendment giving women the right to vote across the United States was ratified in 1920 but government elections are still dominated by men. Also see our articles on Feminism, Minority Voting Rights or LGBT voting.
Ugandan demonstrators in Kampala protested rising violence against women, including murder, rape and kidnapping
UN human rights experts are urging Saudi Arabia to immediately release a number of women’s human rights defenders
Jacinda Ardern now becomes the first woman in the country’s history to give birth while in office
For Father’s Day, for World Refugee Day, which this year falls on Wednesday, June 20th, all fathers should be with their children; all children should enjoy, with their families, the freedoms afforded to those of us in the free world.
The banner read “#NoBan4Women” and “Support Iranian Women to Attend Stadiums” during the match against Morocco
Authorities detained a prominent rights lawyer who had recently defended women protesting the obligatory Islamic headscarf
A female-dominated cabinet is taking shape as part of Spain’s new Socialist government
Native Americans in New Mexico, 10% of the state’s population, did not get the right to vote until 1948
Crackdown targeted prominent women’s rights campaigners just weeks before the country lifts its ban on women driving