Volunteers will aim to add or improve the biographies of thousands of women rights defenders all over the world
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.
Authorities have detained activists, including three of the country’s most prominent women’s rights campaigners
Iraqi women running for parliament this month are undaunted, despite the many challenges they face
With the general elections a few months away one hopes more women participate and win seats in parliament. Zimbabwe still has a long way to go to achieve 50/50 representation parity in parliament.
Seventy-five women are running for office in the Indiana state legislature, double the number that did in 2014
Bentley is a proud conservative Christian who made a choice in the face of everything she went through to leave a cheating spouse. By all accounts, while the world is trying desperately to promote women, we have a feminist icon in our midst
Lebanese comic book artist Zainab Fasiki recently gave a talk on the interplay of feminism with Arab world’s censorship
New book argues that women exercised political power in their communities in different areas of pre-Hispanic Peru
Republican Margaret Chase Smith was the first woman candidate from a major political party to run for president
These are the ladies who paved the way for women to have a place not only in the house, but the Senate