The Pakistan government is failing to educate a huge proportion of the country’s girls, nonprofit Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.
Women Voting Rights articles on Democracy Chronicles
Women in the 21st century have a larger political role to play if they continue to identify and dismantle the barriers in the way of their political equality. 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.
While the overall number of veterans in Congress declined after Tuesday’s election, the number of female veterans elected to Congress rose.
At least 95 women won seats in U.S. House of Representatives during Tuesday’s midterm elections, eclipsing previous record of 84 women in the lower chamber.
On October 29, 2018, the Institute of Politics at Harvard Kennedy School had Alyssa Mastromonaco as guest in the event “Women and the Halls of Power”.
Women candidates need ingenuity to fund political campaigns. Debra Haaland is one of the American women who will be standing on Tuesday’s midterm election.
Human Rights Watch calls for immediate action to stop what it says is widespread sexual abuse in North Korea following its 86 page report released Thursday.
Center for American Progress brief looks at unique obstacles to voting faced by the 10 million Americans who experience intimate partner violence each year.
36-year-old Shamsia Hassani is Afghanistan’s first (and likely only) female graffiti artist and is seeking change in war torn Kabul through murals.
Nobel Prize Winner Malala Yousafzaiis being honored by Harvard University for her work promoting girls’ education by the 2018 Gleitsman Award.
Lawra Wooten is a poll worker in New Jersey. For 80 years now, she has been a powerful advocate, urging citizens to cast their votes, especially the youth.