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Bogota elects first woman mayor in Colombia regional vote

Category: Gender policy 

2019-10-28

Lopez has promised to put more police officers on the streets, to fight child labor and teenage pregnancy and to expand educational opportunities for adults over 45

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Norway at top, Yemen at bottom of rankings for women's quality of life

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-10-23

While life for women has improved in some 60 countries, it has deteriorated in Yemen and other war-torn nations

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Venice Competition Lineup: Only Two Films Directed by Women Make the Cut

Category: Culture 

2019-07-26

“1 rapist. 2 women directors in competition….What else am I missing?” tweeted Melissa Silverstein, founder of the organization Women and Hollywood.

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Austria gets first woman chancellor after video scandal

Category: Gender policy 

2019-05-31

Austria has named a top lawyer, Brigitte Bierlein, to be interim chancellor - the first woman to occupy the post - ahead of early elections

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Erdogan accuses women's march of disrespecting Islam

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-03-11

Several thousand women had gathered in central Istanbul on Friday evening for a march to celebrate International Women's Day but police fired tear gas to disperse them

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At State of the Union, women in white stand up (or sit down) to Trump

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-02-07

Democratic women lawmakers projected a picture of calm displeasure during Trump's speech that made clear his version of unity was not one they could accept

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Georgia elects Salome Zurabishvili as first woman president

Category: Events 

2018-11-29

With nearly all votes counted, the French-born ex-diplomat had 59% of the vote with rival Grigol Vashadze on 40%

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Kenya MPs debate giving women a third of parliament seats

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-11-22

Women hold 23 percent of seats in Kenya's lower and upper houses of parliament combined - on a par with the global average

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Women candidates 'tired of waiting' make record gains in U.S. Congress

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-11-08

In the Nov. 6 elections, there were 237 women on ballots for House seats and at least 96 had won their races, shattering the previous record and surpassing the 84 women currently in the House

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Cannes film festival unveils equality charter in push for gender parity

Category: Culture 

2018-05-16

Pledge is likely to be adopted by other leading international film festivals in drive to improve women’s representation

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