Who makes the decisions that establish the standards of medical care and the guidelines for a variety of medical testing is a fascinating question. And, it’s complicated because human lives and millions of dollars are at stake.
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.
With 38.65% of seat, the election marks a record for female representation in the French parliament
Manal al-Sharif posted a video of herself driving in Saudi Arabia in 2011 and she angered many
Women in Iran launched a campaign called White Wednesday or Wednesday without compulsion
As tens of thousands of Russians took to the streets, Russian young women were front and center
Political action doesn’t always have to take the form of marching or calling your local representative
A record number of women have been elected to represent the British electorate in general election
Award winner Cynthia Gabriel is a human rights advocate and anti-corruption leader in Malaysia
Saudi Arabia arrested a prominent activist who was campaigning for women’s right to drive cars
Wave of female first-time candidates say they were spurred into action by the January women’s march