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Venice Film Festival moves on gender equality, but no sign of quotas

Category: Culture 

2018-09-03

Of the 21 films vying for the Golden Lion this year, only one was directed by a woman, "The Nightingale" by Australian Jennifer Kent

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Colombia shatters glass ceiling with gender-equal cabinet

Category: Gender policy 

2018-07-27

Colombia is to get its first female interior minister with women heading other key ministries including justice and energy

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Where are the Women in Armenia's Revolution?

Category: Gender in Caucasus 

Sara Khojoyan
2018-05-18

Indeed, only two of the new government’s 17 ministers - for culture and for labour and social affairs - are women. All three deputy prime ministers are all men

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Quotas needed to close Britain's workplace gender gap: charity

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-04-24

Britain should implement workplace gender quotas, an equality charity said on Monday, as it published research showing women hold fewer than 45 percent of top jobs in the country

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Swedish government drops plans for gender quota bill for company boards

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-01-16

Only this week, government unveiled plans for a bill stipulating that by 2019, at least 40 percent of board members in listed companies should be women

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Iran postpones job tests because of gender bias

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-08-03

With thousands of people due to sit exams for state sector jobs, all managerial roles are revealed to be exclusive to men

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Moldova takes historic step to promote gender equality in politics

Category: Gender policy 

2016-06-30

New law mandates minimum 40 per cent women in cabinet and party lists, gives men 14 days paid paternity leave, and prohibits sexist ads and language in media

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Crumbs from the table: there's nary a scrap for women in this election

Category: Gender policy 

Jacqueline Park
2016-06-30

I’ve been waiting to see what tidbit is offered to the female voter base and have been disappointed – both parties are squandering the opportunity to progress equality

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Taiwan, the place to be a woman in politics

Category: Gender policy 

Cindy Sui
2016-05-19

Following January elections, it now has a record percentage of women legislators at 38%, putting Taiwan far ahead of Asian countries, the international average of 22%, and most nations

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Women occupy less than a quarter of UK board positions

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-04-27

The report, which examined the boards of the 600 largest listed European companies between 2011 and 2015, found that the percentage of women on boards also almost doubled

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