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Women in Parliament

Women Making Decisions: The Norm, Not the Exception

Atifete Jahjaga | Posted 04.29.2016 | Women
Atifete Jahjaga

Women have yet to earn their equal share in the society and the right to decide for their lives. Yet I am more than ever confident that we will succeed in making women empowerment a reality everywhere, in every country, in every city and in every village.

Where Do Women Stand In Iran's Upcoming Elections?

Simin Nouri | Posted 02.23.2017 | World
Simin Nouri

Former women MPs have not taken sufficient initiative to alter the country's misogynist legislation, nor have they done anything to lift the suffering Iranian women have endured for the past 37 years.

Women in Parliaments Summit in Addis Ababa

Neven Mimica | Posted 03.24.2016 | Impact
Neven Mimica

The inspirational workers that I met there provided me with an even sharper reminder of how far we still have to go to protect women and girls (and boys) from violence and to help empower them to live a life without discrimination.

Welcome to Davos 2015

Uschi Schreiber | Posted 03.23.2015 | World
Uschi Schreiber

The aim of Thursday's discussion is to elevate this issue with the world's leadership in attendance at Davos. Our conversation is to shed light on what interventions are necessary to accelerate gender equity at all levels of the professional world.

Female Leadership Is a Must, Not an Option

The EU Women Caucus | Posted 02.04.2015 | World
The EU Women Caucus

The quest for female leaders in order to achieve this fairer representation within the European Union Institutions is placed high on the agenda every 5 years. The problem has been how to keep it there once the elections are over.

Where Are the Women in the Corridors of Power?

Silvana Koch-Mehrin | Posted 03.24.2016 | World
Silvana Koch-Mehrin

Michelle Bachelet, President of Chile, rightly stated: "When one woman is a leader, it changes her. When more women are leaders, it changes politics and policies."

PHOTOS: Is This Charming Or Unprofessional?

Lisa Belkin | Posted 10.25.2012 | Parents

How old is too old? To let your toddler play on the lawn in his skivvies? To still use a bottle? Wear a bib? Need a nap? Parents wonder, a...

International Women's Day: We've Come a Long Way, Baby!

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

On the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day, we celebrate the first ever female best director at the Oscars. Against all odds (and her ex-hu...