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Woman Takes Aim At Target With Petition: “Stop Putting Sexist Jokes On Children’s T-Shirts”

2016-07-07

Target, I’m female, so judging by this t-shirt, you may not want to hear me talking about this — but we need to talk. And you need to listen, so stop acting like a chimp and take the headphones off.

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

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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Moldova takes historic step to promote gender equality in politics

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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NATO appoints first woman as deputy head

2016-06-28

NATO on Monday appointed Rose Gottemoeller as deputy head of the US-led alliance, the first woman to hold the post, a statement said

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Theresa May named by British MPs as potential candidate for Prime Minister

2016-06-28

British home secretary Theresa May may be a favorite among Conservative MPs to succeed Prime Minister David Cameron

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Virginia Raggi becomes first female mayor of Rome

2016-06-20

Virginia Raggi has been elected as Rome's first female mayor in a triumph for the populist Five Star Movement (M5S), representing a stinging setback for Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi

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Taiwan, the place to be a woman in politics

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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Georgian Task Force Lobbies for Gender Quotas

2016-04-04

Task Force is still working towards their goal of achieving greater women’s representation in parliament, it has already altered the discourse surrounding gender equality

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Jamaica slow to put women in positions of political power, UN report says

Rebekah Kebede
2016-03-11

Jamaican women are largely cut off from positions of political power and need affirmative action as well as commitment from political parties to boost opportunities and train women for leadership

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