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May 18, 2017
Emmanuel Macron's cabinet: Half of France's ministers are womenFrance's newly inaugurated president Emmanuel Macron has unveiled his cabinet, with women filling half of the 22 positions, media reports said.
Mar 22, 2017
Kanimozhi talks about Women’s Reservation Bill and its long-time opponent Yogi AdityanathOn Monday, the women's wing of the DMK staged a protest march in Delhi, led by MP Kanimozhi demanding the immediate passage of the Women’s Reservation Bill. And on Sunday, known opposer of the same bill, Yogi Adityanath was elected as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh.
Mar 12, 2017
Punjab Election 2017: Only six women MLAs in newly formed Assembly, down from 14 in 2012Only six of the 81 women candidates managed to secure a place in the 117-member Punjab Assembly, merely five percent of the House's strength.
Dec 08, 2016
Jayalalithaa, Mamata Banerjee and women leaders: Linguistic sexism pollutes our political vocabularyJayalalithaa was not very different in this respect – dictatorial and imperious in her style of functioning. She walled herself up behind a screen of inaccessibility.
Jul 29, 2016
From Angela Merkel to Sonia Gandhi, here are some influential women in politicsAs the Clinton prepares to take on a tough fight with Donald Trump, take a look at other leaders from around the world, who are some of the most influential women in politics.
Jun 04, 2016
Where are the women? Political power is still a male domain in IndiaGender inequality leading to deprivation of power among women continues to be a political reality in India today.
Aug 11, 2014
How Kejriwal's AAP has has no women leaders in the top rungWill the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which has been called 'Khap Panchayat' by its own women members for its supposedly pronounced male bias, be able to shed that unflattering image with its newly-set up women's wing 'Aap Ki Mahila Shakti'?
May 27, 2014
Sushma Swaraj becomes first woman external affairs minister since IndiraSwaraj was also the youngest cabinet minister in Haryana government at the age of 25, first woman Chief Minister of Delhi and first woman spokesperson for any political party in the country.
May 07, 2012
Is it the end of the road for Clinton?After decades of being in politics, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Monday that it might finally be time to "get off the high wire" and expressed the desire to wander the streets of India without security.