IN THE NEWS

 

A digest of news, articles, research & reports about women in politics

 

 

"Canada's Premiers Meet - July 2013"

 

 


 

Nov 19, 2014

Nine out of ten members of committee drafting sexual harassment rules are men
By Elizabeth Thompson of ipolitics.ca

 

Jun 13, 2014

Ontario voters elect a record number of female MPPs
As published in The Toronto Star.

 

Jun 12, 2014

More women running in Ontario election

 

Jun 09, 2014

20 Questions with Lynn Hammond, EV NL Chair

 

Jun 06, 2014

Will more female candidates mean more female MPPs?

 

Jun 05, 2014

Northern Ontario short on women candidates

 

Apr 09, 2014

Pauline Marois The Fourth Female Premier To Exit In Six Months

 

Apr 08, 2014

Canada is losing its female premiers, but they will return
By Judith Timson. As published by the Toronto Star.

 

Apr 08, 2014

Wynne cheers Quebec Liberal victory, but laments loss of a female premier
By Adrian Morrow. As published in The Globe and Mail.

 

Apr 07, 2014

EV weighs in on TVO's The Agenda: Democracy for everyone?

 

Apr 06, 2014

Female candidates take a back seat in 2014 Quebec elections
By Rachel Lau. As published in Global News.

 

Mar 29, 2014

Resilience is key to women's success in politics, former Australian PM Julia Gillard says
By Jenny Uechi. As published in the Vancouver Observer.

 

Mar 29, 2014

Women of the Saskatchewan Legislature
Produced by Global TV news.

 

Mar 24, 2014

Redford’s tenure follows a familiar script for women in politics
By Brenda O'Neill and David Stewart. As published on Global News.

 

Mar 20, 2014

Did sexism play a role in Alison Redford’s downfall?
By Lisa Geddes. As published on Global News.

 

Mar 16, 2014

Alison Redford would not be expected to be a 'nice lady' if gender roles were reversed
By Aleksandra Nasteska. As published in Vancouver Observer.

 

Mar 08, 2014

MPs say gender equality not just a dream on International Women's Day 2014
By Matthew Millar. As published in the Vancouver Observer.

 

Feb 19, 2014

The State of Women in Media Is Not Great
By Elahe Izadi. As published in the National Journal.

 

Feb 17, 2014

In NC politics, women are noticeably absent
By Leslie Maxwell. As published in News & Observer.

 

Feb 15, 2014

Future of Alderon in Wabush, women in provincial politics
By CBC News.

 

Feb 07, 2014

Oshawa city councillor investigated by CAS for breastfeeding during meeting
By Reka Szekely. As published in the Toronto Star.

 

Feb 07, 2014

Oshawa Councillor Amy England Breastfeeds In Meeting, Children's Aid Gets Called
By Huffington Post Canada.

 

Feb 07, 2014

Children’s Aid called after Oshawa councillor takes newborn to City meeting
By Reka Szekely. As published in Oshawa This Week.

 

Feb 06, 2014

Female MPs fight #sexism across party lines
By Jessica Barrett. As published by the Calgary Herald.

 

Feb 06, 2014

Breastfeeding politician prompts call to authorities over infant's safety
By Press Progressive.

 

Feb 05, 2014

I'm sorry for my inappropriate tweet to MP Chyrstia Freeland
By Matthew Millar. As published in the Vancouver Observer.

 

Feb 04, 2014

Chrystia Freeland Heckled In House, Commentator Tells Her To Use 'Big Girl Voice'
By Ryan Maloney. As published on the The Huffington Post Canada.

 

Jan 27, 2014

Municipal politics needs more women: Mitchell
By Lisa Rutledge. As published on The Record.

 

Jan 26, 2014

Want to get into politics? Here’s how to go about it
By The Journal.

 

Jan 26, 2014

Is Britain's parliament hopelessly out of date?
By Toby Helm. As published in the Guardian.

 

Jan 26, 2014

Number of women dropping in California Legislature
By the Associated Press.

 

Jan 26, 2014

Local mothers show support for baby-toting Oshawa politician
By Jillian Follert. As published by Oshawa This Week.

 

Jan 24, 2014

Fiji women encouraged to be more visible in the political arena
By Radio Australia.

 

Jan 24, 2014

Nigeria: Strengthening Women's Political Participation
By Ojoma Akor. As published on All Africa.

 

Jan 22, 2014

Premier Kathy Dunderdale of Newfoundland and Labrador resigns
By the Canadian Press.

 

Jan 16, 2014

Time Magazine Turns Hillary Clinton Into a Pointy Heel Trampling an Emasculated Dude
By Amanda Hess. As published on Slate.

 

Jan 16, 2014

Women are wielding notable influence in Congress
By Ed O’Keefe. As published in the Washington Post.

 

Jan 14, 2014

How I Gave Up on Snark to Become a Canadian Politician
By Chrystia Freeland. As published on the Politico.

 

Jan 10, 2014

How do you get more women involved in politics?
By Lois Tuffin. As published on MyKawartha.

 

Jan 08, 2014

Kim Campbell to participate in Prince Edward Island initiative
By The Guardian

 

Jan 08, 2014

Sierra Leone's Fight for Gender Equality
By Paul Rosenfeld. As published in The Atlantic.

 

Jan 06, 2014

There Hasn’t Been a Black Woman in Kentucky’s Legislature Since 2000
By Phillip M. Bailey. As published WFPL News.

 

Jan 05, 2014

Where are the women? A look at gender diversity in local politics and beyond
By Greg Mason. As published in The Citizen.

 

Jan 05, 2014

Let MPs bring babies into the Commons, urges minister
By Tamara Cohen. As published on the DailyMail.

 

Jan 02, 2014

A wake up call to elect more women
By Bettina Duval. As published in the UT-San Diego.

 

Dec 31, 2013

Q&A: How to get more women in politics
By Erin Baldassari. As published on Cambridge Chronicle & Tab.

 

Nov 25, 2013

A message for London from Women in Politics
By Mike Donachie. As published by the Metro.

 

Nov 22, 2013

JFK, a pioneer in the women's movement
By Shauna Shames and Pamela O'Leary. As published in the Los Angeles Times.

 

Nov 13, 2013

An Indigenous female prime minister? Fairer representation would be a start
By Michael Mansell. As published by The Guardian.

 

Nov 12, 2013

Putting more women in political drivers’ seats
By MetroNews.

 

Nov 11, 2013

Appreciation for Kim Campbell’s legacy grows
By Andrew Cardozo. As published in The Hill Times.

 

Nov 11, 2013

Twenty years can pass in a blink
By Sheila Copps. As published on iPolitics.

 

Nov 09, 2013

Where are Hamilton's women leaders?
By Julia Chapman. As published on CBC News.

 

Nov 08, 2013

More Women = Less Gridlock: How 2014 & 2016 May Reshape Politics
By Molly Jackman. As published on Brookings.

 

Nov 08, 2013

Kim Campbell: ‘I wasn’t an accident, I wasn’t an anomaly’
By Laura Beaulne-Stuebing. As published in iPolitics.

 

Nov 07, 2013

Justin Trudeau’s 'ladies' event gets Twitter takedown
By Andrea Janus. As published on CTVNews.ca

 

Nov 07, 2013

In the City: Equal Voice looks back Kim Campbell
By Cynthia Münster. As published on iPolitics

 

Nov 05, 2013

Women Govern Differently Than Men — They’re Better
By Lauren Sandler. As published in NY Mag.

 

Oct 30, 2013

There's a new breed of women in Canadian politics
By Lysiane Gagnon. As published by the Globe and Mail.

 

Oct 27, 2013

2 seats tied, Eva Aariak loses in Nunavut election
By CBC News.

 

Oct 24, 2013

In the City: Equal Voice at the Met
By Cynthia Münster. As published in iPolitics.

 

Oct 08, 2013

Another disappointing reshuffle for women
By Emma Carr. As published in The Guardian.

 

Oct 07, 2013

Denmark rock bottom in local politics equality
By the Copenhagen Post.

 

Oct 03, 2013

Quotas and Women in Egyptian Politics
By Isobel Coleman. As published on Council for Foreign Relations.

 

Oct 02, 2013

An all-male Calgary City Council?
By Duane Bratt. As published on Global News.

 

Oct 01, 2013

Trustee candidate ‘regrets’ asking woman to withdraw
By Trevor Howell. As published by the Calgary Herald.

 

Sep 30, 2013

Women want their place in politics
By EuroNews.

 

Sep 30, 2013

Australia's record on women's representation slipping
By Meryl Kenny. As published on SBS News.

 

Sep 30, 2013

Where are the women?
By Raylene Lang-Dion and Nancy Peckford. As published in the Telegram.

 

Sep 27, 2013

Female representation on councils growing
By the Western Star.

 

Sep 27, 2013

Cinton calls for a review on women’s equality
By Philip Rucker. As published on the Washington Post.

 

Sep 25, 2013

Male-in ballot for St. John’s council, as women shut out
By the CBC News.

 

Sep 25, 2013

Upsets and returning champs in municipal elections
By the CBC News.

 

Sep 24, 2013

The Challenge for Kathleen Wynne
By Steve Paikin. As published on The Agenda.

 

Sep 24, 2013

Female participation drops in council election
By Niall McKenna. As published in CBC News

 

Sep 24, 2013

Godfrey Bloom quits as UKIP MEP after 'sluts' joke row
As published by the BBC.

 

Sep 23, 2013

Kathleen Wynne says it’s time to ‘blow up’ myths that hinder women in politics.
By Robert Benzie. As published in the Toronto Star.

 

Sep 23, 2013

Stella Creasy told: tackling women's issues will be 'career suicide'
By Kate McCann. As published by The Guardian.

 

Sep 20, 2013

British Politician Calls Women “Sluts”
By Kharunya Paramaguru. As published in the Times.

 

Sep 20, 2013

Election candidate says bullying is not necessary
By Bonnie Belec. As published in The Telegram.

 

Sep 19, 2013

Women still struggling to win big-city mayoral jobs
By Martha T. Moore. As published by USA Today.

 

Sep 19, 2013

We've tried persuasion, now it's time for quotas
By Richard Portes. As published in The Guardian.

 

Sep 16, 2013

Former Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen tipped to be elected first female chair of Federal Reserve
By the Associated Press.

 

Sep 16, 2013

Australian leader appoints lone woman to Cabinet

 

Sep 16, 2013

Australian leader appoints lone woman to Cabinet
By Rod McGuirk. As published by The Associated Press.

 

Sep 14, 2013

A strong female contingent
Frank Gale. As published in the Western Star.

 

Sep 13, 2013

Study: Women Not Naturally Less Corrupt
By Kat Stoeffel. As published on NY Mag.

 

Sep 13, 2013

Women in Politics Less Likely to be Corrupt, Study Says
By Denver Nicks. As published in The Times.

 

Sep 13, 2013

No intention of resigning, Dunderdale says
As published by CBC News.

 

Sep 13, 2013

Women in the World Foundation’s New Partnership With Vital Voices
As published on The Daily Beast.

 

Sep 13, 2013

Gordon Running To Be First Female Judge
By Sam Barron. As published by Yorktown.

 

Sep 11, 2013

Women in African Politics: A vote of confidence
By Bim Adewunmi. As published by the Guardian.

 

Sep 09, 2013

Profile of Colette Roy-LaRoche, Mayor of Lac Megantic
Listen to an interview with Lac Megantic Mayor Colette Roy-LaRoche about her role as a strong and compassionate leader for a community struck by crisis.

 

Sep 07, 2013

Nova Peris becomes first Indigenous woman in federal parliament
By Oliver Laughland. As published in The Guardian.

 

Sep 05, 2013

Eva Aariak won’t seek second term as Nunavut premier
By David Murphy. As published on Nunatsiaq Online.

 

Aug 28, 2013

Ellsworth welcomes last-minute competition
As published by CBC News.

 

Aug 20, 2013

A Political Star Rises in Britain, Helped by Twitter
By Katrin Bennhold. As published in The New York Times.

 

Aug 18, 2013

Lac-Mégantic’s Colette Roy-Laroche is more mère than mayor
By Sue Montgomery. As published in The Gazette.

 

Aug 18, 2013

David Cameron needs more women at the top of the coalition, says Minister
By Rowena Mason. As published in The Guardian.

 

Jul 23, 2013

More female leaders, but other groups still absent at premiers' meeting
By Maria Babbage. As published in The Canadian Press.

 

Jul 14, 2013

Can a cabinet shuffle re-energize Harper's government?
By Kathleen Harris. As published by CBC News.

 

Jul 04, 2013

Conservative Senate leader Marjory LeBreton leaving cabinet
By Tonda MacCharles & Joanna Smith. As published by the Toronto Star.

 

Jun 26, 2013

Was Julia Gillard a ‘real’ female prime minister, or a leader who was female?
By Jennifer Rayner. As published in on The Conversation.

 

Jun 26, 2013

Julia Gillard ousted: Achievement does not equal respect if you're a woman
By Van Badham. As published on the Telegraph.

 

Jun 26, 2013

Sneaker-wearing Senator falls just short in 13-hour filibuster attempt amid chaos around Texas abortion bill
By the National Post.

 

Jun 24, 2013

The false theory of meritocracy: why women lose out
By Nigel Nicholson. As published by the Guardian.

 

Jun 23, 2013

Voters don’t care how women in politics look
By Danny Hayes and Jennifer L. Lawless. As published on the Washington Post.

 

Jun 22, 2013

From Clinton to Gillibrand, Research Shows We See Female Politicians As...Not That Feminine
By Tracey Vitchers. As published on Policy Mic.

 

Jun 21, 2013

Clinton: Female president would send right signal
By Ken Thomas. As published in the Associated Press.

 

Jun 17, 2013

Why so many female premiers? More voters prefer women in power
By Donna Dasko. As published in the Globe and Mail.

 

Jun 14, 2013

Turns Out We Don’t Stereotype Female Politicians. We Just Don’t Get Them At All.
By Amanda Hess. As published on Slate.

 

Jun 12, 2013

Radio host calls Andrea Horwath a ‘whore’
By Lauren Strapagiel. As published on Canada.com

 

Jun 04, 2013

House of Commons has a ‘locker room’ mentality of casual sexism: NDP MP
By Ishmael N. Daro. As published Canada.com

 

May 28, 2013

Paris mayoral race to produce a female leader
By Slyvie Corbet. As published in The Seattle Times.

 

May 28, 2013

The Rise of Executive Feminism
By Joan C. Williams and Rachel W. Dempsey. As published in the Harvard Business Review Blog.

 

May 28, 2013

New rules aim for equality in Ontario’s corporate boardrooms
By Janet McFarland. As published in the Globe and Mail.

 

May 27, 2013

CKNW asks if women are ‘unfit for leadership roles’
By Lauren Strapagiel. As published on Canada.com

 

May 27, 2013

Female politicians get the tick of approval
By Matthew Raggatt. As published by the The Canberra Times.

 

May 24, 2013

Workshop designed to help women enter world of politics
By the Cape Brenton Post.

 

May 22, 2013

Women rarely reach top of ladder in B.C.
By Don Cayo. As published in the Vancouver Sun.

 

May 14, 2013

More than 50 women to run for polls
By Jana El Hassan. As published in The Daily Star.

 

May 13, 2013

Why 'real models' not role models will help women get to the top
By Lyndsey Oliver. As published by The Guardian.

 

May 13, 2013

Beyond Sheryl Sandberg, Marissa Mayer and Oprah: Add These 5 Women to Your Radar
By Samantha Ettus. As published in Forbes.

 

May 10, 2013

Women greatly underrepresented in municipal governments
By Lauren Strapagiel. As published on Canada.com

 

May 09, 2013

Pakistan's female election candidates have bags of confidence
By Samira Shackle. As published in The Guardian.

 

May 09, 2013

Few Executives Are Self-Aware, But Women Have the Edge
By John Baldoni. As published in Harvard Business Review.

 

May 09, 2013

Why Don’t More Women Run for Office?
By Ann Friedman. As published in NY Mag.

 

May 07, 2013

The UK lags behind when it comes to female leaders in public office – why?
By Björn Conway. As published in The Guardian.

 

May 03, 2013

‘Barriers’ for women in politics?
By Maddie Di Muccio. As published in the Toronto Sun.

 

May 03, 2013

Italy's female politicians: breakthrough or tokenism?
By Catherine Fieschi. As published in The Guardian.

 

May 02, 2013

The power of the media: putting women in the frame
By Caroline Criado-Perez. As published in The Guardian.

 

May 02, 2013

EMILY's List Madam President Campaign Eyes Potential Women Presidential Candidates
By Laura Bassett. As published in the Huffington Post.

 

May 02, 2013

For Immigrant Women, Path to Congress Is Slower
By Sayu Bhojwani. As published in the Huffington Post.

 

May 02, 2013

Hillary is great, but look at other women too, activists say
By Michael A. Memoli. As published in the LA Times.

 

May 02, 2013

America is ready for Madam President
By Stephanie Schriock. As published on CNN.

 

May 02, 2013

Buffett: Women Key to Prosperity
By Warren Buffet. As published in Forbes.

 

May 02, 2013

Obama Nominates Female Leader, Penny Pritzker, as Commerce Secretary
By Doug Crowe. As published by Newswire.

 

May 01, 2013

Politics in Pakistan is not just for men
By Rachel Baig. As published by Deutsche Welle.

 

May 01, 2013

Italy’s first black cabinet minister faces racist slurs from fellow politicians, revealing country’s prejudice problem
By Nicole Winfield. As published on the Globe and Mail.

 

Apr 24, 2013

Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam offers to explain how politics works to Mayor Rob Ford
By Robyn Doolittle. As published by the Toronto Star.

 

Apr 24, 2013

Anna Soubry: I want my successor to be a man
By Louisa Peacock. As published in The Telegraph.

 

Apr 24, 2013

Where Is Sheryl Sandberg's Advice for Women in Politics?
By Alison Loat. As published by Huffington Post.

 

Apr 24, 2013

Why Both the Dems and the GOP Now Think Voters Prefer Female Candidates
By Molly Ball. As published in The Atlantic.

 

Apr 24, 2013

Without women, the debate is always one-sided
By Dana Wagner. As published in the National Post.

 

Apr 23, 2013

First Muslim Woman Will Enter Australian Parliament
By Phil Mercer. As published on Voice of America.

 

Apr 23, 2013

What President Obama can learn from female Senators
By Juliet Eilperin. As published by the Washington Post.

 

Apr 22, 2013

Mayor Rob Ford’s offer to explain politics to women unlikely to win him female voters
By David Rider. As published in the Toronto Star.

 

Apr 19, 2013

Why do we have so few women in politics?
By the Irish Independent.

 

Apr 17, 2013

Canada nominating Kim Campbell to high-level UN job
By Kristen Shane. As published in the Embassy.

 

Apr 11, 2013

Our Iron ladies: 10 Canadian Women Who Changed the Political Game
As published by The Represent Project.

 

Apr 11, 2013

Prince & Stark: Ladies Night at the Munk Debates
By Jessica Prince and Josh Stark. As published by the National Post.

 

Apr 06, 2013

Can We Get Hillary Without the Foolery?
By Muareen Dowd. As published in the New York Times.

 

Mar 26, 2013

Obama appoints 1st female director of Secret Service
By the Associated Press.

 

Mar 22, 2013

Is Media Coverage of Premier Clark Sexist?
By Katie Hyslop. As published on The Tyee.

 

Mar 21, 2013

Once Few, Women Hold More Power in Senate
By Jennifer Steinhauer. As published in the New York Times.

 

Mar 16, 2013

B.C. has an opportunity to vote for equality in the next election
By Cathy Huth, Carolyn Jack, Grace Lore, Katie Robb and Janet Wiegand. As published in the Vancouver Sun.

 

Mar 14, 2013

Inuit woman to be named new Greenland PM
By the Independent.

 

Mar 12, 2013

Weak Odds for Women in Britain
By Amelia Gentleman. As published in The New York Times.

 

Mar 12, 2013

Nancy Pelosi: We need more women in politics
By Chloe Angyal. As published on Salon.

 

Mar 12, 2013

Will a woman be the next British prime minister?
By Gaby Hinsliff. As published in the Guardian.

 

Mar 11, 2013

Lean In, Read On: 21 Perspectives on Sheryl Sandberg’s Book
By Nikki Waller. As published in the Wall Street Journal.

 

Mar 10, 2013

Women in International Politics: An Essential Element
By Torrey E. Taussig. As published on The Diplomat.

 

Mar 08, 2013

Slow, steady gains for women in politics
By L. Ian MacDonald. As published in the Ottawa Citizen.

 

Mar 08, 2013

Bergen, Crockatt, Rempel say political parties don’t need quotas for female candidates, it's wrong
By Jessica Bruno. As published on the Hill Times.

 

Mar 07, 2013

Viewpoint: What if women ruled the world?
By the BCC News.

 

Mar 07, 2013

Marc Garneau wants 40 percent female candidates in the next election
By the Canadian Press.

 

Mar 07, 2013

Women Finding Their Way in German Politics
By Melissa Eddy. As published in The New York Times.

 

Mar 06, 2013

Inheriting a political mess
By Megan Harris. As published in the Vancouver Sun.

 

Mar 05, 2013

Women are now to the left of men. It's a historic shift
By Seumas Milne. As published by The Guardian.

 

Feb 27, 2013

Chrystia Freeland’s win proves nice people can finish first: Timson

 

Feb 24, 2013

Women losing ground in positions of power, report reveals
By Yvonne Roberts. As published in the Guardian.

 

Feb 24, 2013

Report finds shocking absence of women from UK public life
By Yvonne Roberts. As published in the Guardian.

 

Feb 24, 2013

Politics remains man's game in Korea
By The Korea Herald.

 

Feb 24, 2013

Afghanistan's first female mayor proves critics wrong
By Golnar Motevalli. As published by The Guardian,

 

Feb 21, 2013

Are Canadian Women Politicians “Having a moment"?
By Megan Stanley. As published on on Gender Focus.

 

Feb 20, 2013

Equal Voice Celebrates Achievement of Women in Ontario Cabinet

 

Feb 18, 2013

David Cameron: 'not nearly enough' women MPs
By The Guardian.

 

Feb 16, 2013

Why Gender Equality Stalled
By Stephanie Coontz. As published in the New York Times.

 

Feb 15, 2013

‘This is not acceptable’: Michelle Rempel takes aim at sexist trolls
By Colin Horgan. As published on iPolitics.

 

Feb 14, 2013

Sexist tweets aimed at female politicians captured on blog
By CBC News.

 

Feb 12, 2013

Change the players, change the game: On getting more women in Parliament
By Nancy Peckford. As published on Samara.

 

Feb 12, 2013

Can the influx of women change Canadian politics?
By Lawrence Martin. As published by the Globe and Mail.

 

Feb 07, 2013

Four women blaze trail in Hong Kong politics
By Lauren Ho. As published in South China Morning Post.

 

Feb 06, 2013

Louisiana lawmaker concerned about lack of female participation in state politics
By Lauren McGaughy. As published by The Times Picayune.

 

Feb 05, 2013

A Tale of Muslim Women Sparking Political Change
By Aya Saed. As published in the Huffington Post.

 

Feb 04, 2013

Have your say: How do we get more women involved in politics in Canada?
By Craig and Marc Kielburger. As published in the Globe and Mail.

 

Feb 03, 2013

Women's political standing not good enough
By Gail Lethbridge. As published in the Chronicle Herald.

 

Feb 02, 2013

It's a man's world, but key women making mark inside PM's inner circle
By Jennifer Ditchburn. As published on CTV News.

 

Feb 02, 2013

Women in Canadian politics. On top, for now
By The Economist.

 

Feb 01, 2013

The Plan to Get Female Leadership in 21st Century Politics
By Elizabeth Flock. As published in USA News.

 

Feb 01, 2013

Breakthroughs for Women in Politics
By Sylvia Bashevkin. As published by Vitamin W.

 

Feb 01, 2013

From politics to pay packets, women moving in to lead
By Leah Eichler. As published in the Globe and Mail.

 

Jan 30, 2013

Hillary Clinton laments double standards for women in politics
By Daily News & Analysis.

 

Jan 29, 2013

You go, girls! Your political time has come
By Margaret Wente. As published by the Globe and Mail.

 

Jan 28, 2013

A Wynne-win situation but equality in politics is elusive
By Graham Thomson. As published by the Edmonton Journal.

 

Jan 28, 2013

Kathleen Wynne's win a victory for women in politics
As published by CBC News.

 

Jan 28, 2013

Are we ready to stop asking "Are we ready"?
On The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti (CBC Radio 1)

 

Jan 27, 2013

Wynne to be sixth female premier currently in office across country
As published by the Globe and Mail.

 

Jan 26, 2013

Ontario to make history with first female premier
By Keith Leslie and Maria Babbage. As published by Canadian Press.

 

Jan 26, 2013

Daurene Lewis, first black female mayor in Canada, dies
By the CBC News.

 

Jan 25, 2013

Ontario may get first woman premier; experts warn victory may be short-lived
By Maria Babbage. As published by the Canadian Press

 

Jan 21, 2013

Why Women Can Save Europe
By Christopher Dickey. As published on the Daily Beast.

 

Jan 21, 2013

Will Obama appoint the first woman to Ottawa?
By Colin Robertson. As published in the Globe and Mail.

 

Jan 16, 2013

Meet the New Girls’ Club of women premiers — and the two Ontario wannabes
By Judith Timson. As published by the Toronto Star.

 

Jan 15, 2013

Women in Politics in Saudi Arabia
By Isobel Coleman. As published by the Council on Foreign Relations.

 

Jan 14, 2013

Career politicians drive the rise of female premiers in Canada
By Rebecca Lindell. As published by Global News.

 

Jan 13, 2013

Ontario Liberal leadership shaping up to be a two-way race between Wynne, Pupatello
By Karen Howlett and Adrian Morrow. As published in the Globe and Mail.

 

Jan 12, 2013

We Offer More Than Ankles, Gentlemen
By Maureen Dowd. As published in The New York Times.

 

Jan 10, 2013

Idle No More protests won't work, but voting might
By Deveryn Ross. As published in the Winnipeg Free Press.

 

Jan 08, 2013

Kentucky House elects first woman to leadership post.
By Jack Brammer and Beth Musgrave. As published by Herald-Leader.

 

Jan 07, 2013

Women for decision making
As published by the Japan Times.

 

Jan 03, 2013

Will 2013 continue the boom for women in politics?
By Leslie MacKinnon. As published on CBC News.

 

Dec 31, 2012

Gender parity is possible
As published in the Toronto Star.

 

Dec 29, 2012

Billionaire Warren Buffett says women will save the U.S. economy
By Laruen Kate. As published in the Toronto Star.

 

Dec 27, 2012

Mom-mentum hits House of Commons with pregnant MPs
By Laura Payton. As published on CBC News.

 

Dec 26, 2012

Women made gains in 2012 but don’t declare victory just yet
By Rosemary Speirs. As published in the Toronto Star.

 

Dec 07, 2012

Why Mommy Can't Get Ahead
By Sheelah Kolhatkar. As published by Business Week.

 

Dec 07, 2012

Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada: Public Sector Leaders
As published in the Financial Post.

 

Dec 07, 2012

For Women Aspiring to Lead...Take a Second Look at Public Service
By Cari E. Guittard. As published in the Huffington Post.

 

Nov 28, 2012

First Nations regional chief candidates vie for top job: First time all candidates are female
By Judith Lavoie, Times Colonist.

 

Nov 28, 2012

Calgary Centre byelection results
By the Canadian Press. As published in the National Post.

 

Nov 26, 2012

Redford wins Equal Voice EVE award
By Bea Vongdouangchanh. As published in the Hill Times.

 

Nov 26, 2012

Nazanin Afshin-Jam honoured with Diamond Jubilee Award
By Tony Lofaro. As originally published in the Ottawa Citizen.

 

Nov 22, 2012

The 2012 Parliamentarians of the Year
As published in Macleans.

 

Nov 16, 2012

New European Push for Women in Boardroom
By James Kanter. As published in The New York Times.

 

Nov 12, 2012

Gender Gap In 2012 Election Aided Obama Win
By Laura Bassett. As published in the Huffington Post.

 

Nov 09, 2012

More Women, but Not Nearly Enough
By Tali Mendelberg and Christopher F. Karpowitz. As published in the New York Times.

 

Nov 02, 2012

More Bang for your Ballot? Vote for Women
By Mary Hughes. As published in Vitamin W.

 

Oct 24, 2012

Women Hold 20% of World’s Political Power, Report Says
By Lindsay Rupp. As published in Bloomberg Businessweek.

 

Sep 26, 2012

Why Canada Elects More Women
By Sylvia Bashevkin. As published by Vitamin W.

 

Sep 26, 2012

Sierra Leone's women are a political force that can no longer be ignored
By Hussaina J Abdullah. As published in The Guardian.

 

Sep 26, 2012

Why women talk less when they’re in groups
By Debra Black. As published by The Toronto Star.

 

Sep 19, 2012

Women Running for Congress in Record Numbers
By Sarah Wheaton. As published in The New York Times.

 

Sep 11, 2012

Rise of women in Canadian politics is unmistakable and unstoppable
By John Ibbitson. As published in The Globe and Mail.

 

Sep 07, 2012

Everyone benefits from women’s representation in politics
By Elizabeth Payne. As published in the Ottawa Citizen.

 

Sep 07, 2012

Iqaluit workshop aims to bring more women into politics
By David Murphy. As published on Nunatsiaq Online.

 

Sep 07, 2012

Career women turn to politics
By Rick Morton. As published in The Australian.

 

Sep 06, 2012

Women are butter, men are guns
By Jane Taber. As published by The Globe and Mail.

 

Sep 05, 2012

'Glass cliff' theory may shed light on why there are more female premiers in Canada Read it on Global News: Global News | 'Glass cliff' theory may shed light on why there are more female premiers in Canada
As published by Global News.

 

Sep 04, 2012

Pauline Marois confident she will be Quebec’s first female premier
By Kevin Dougherty. As published in the Gazette.

 

Sep 04, 2012

Louise Mensch Resigns as MP to Put 'Family First'
By Lisa O'Carroll. As published in the Guardian.

 

Aug 31, 2012

Toys Start the Gender Equality Rift
By Katrin Bennhold. As published in the New York Times.

 

Aug 31, 2012

For Canada, U.S. Debates Are Old News
By Luisita Lopez Torregrosa. As published in the New York Times.

 

Aug 31, 2012

No Longer Is Leadership a Men's Club
By Luisita Lopez Torregrosa. As published in the New York Times.

 

Aug 31, 2012

Women in Congress: More is More
By Stephanie Schriock. As published in Politico.

 

Aug 30, 2012

A woman’s role in municipal politics
By Kyle Mackay. As published in The Enfield Weekly Press.

 

Jul 07, 2012

Why Women Still Can’t Have It All
By Anne-Marie Slaughter. As published in The Atlantic.

 

May 16, 2012

Women in Politics
By CBC Radio Information Morning Fredericton.

 

May 12, 2012

Gouvernement : quelle place pour les femmes?
Par Europe1.fr avec Camille Langlade.

 

May 09, 2012

Statements in the Ontario Legislature

 

Apr 25, 2012

Changing the Conversaion
By Deborah Gillis. As posted on Catalyst CanCon.

 

Apr 23, 2012

With two strong women in the Alberta premier’s race, gender’s a non-starter
By Shari Graydon. As published in the Globe and Mail.

 

Apr 11, 2012

Women in politics face a glass cliff
By Dan Gardner. As published in the Ottawa Citizen.

 

Apr 04, 2012

Ms. Premier in Alberta? No surprise
By Slyvia Bashevkin. As published in the Ottawa Citizen.

 

Mar 08, 2012

TV5 Monde et Charlotte Thibault, porte-parole d'À voix égales

 

Feb 20, 2012

Baby in the House: Why MP Sana Hassainia doesn't plan to do it again
By Sara Hampson. As published in the Globe and Mail.

 

Feb 19, 2012

Allowing babies in the House is the right thing to do
By The Globe and Mail.

 

Feb 17, 2012

When women lead the world
By Joseph S Nye. As published on Aljazeera.

 

Feb 16, 2012

Bring your baby to work - but only if all else fails, Speaker tells MPs
By Daniel LeBlanc. As published in The Globe and Mail.

 

Feb 12, 2012

Making Parliament work for parents
By Nancy Peckford. As published in the Ottawa Citizen.

 

Feb 10, 2012

From House to crèche, women are still juggling bébé and work
By Elizabeth Renzetti.As published by The Globe and Mail.

 

Feb 08, 2012

Babies welcome in the House of Commons after all
By Daniel LeBlanc. As published in The Globe and Mail.

 

Feb 04, 2012

Women in politics: Five standout moments
By Jane Taber. As published in The Globe and Mail.

 

Feb 03, 2012

Re-paving the way for women on the Hill …yet again
By Jane Taber. As published in The Globe and Mail.

 

Jan 31, 2012

Girl Scouts launch leadership campaign after study finds many girls still avoid taking charge
By Cristian Salazar. As published by The Associated Press.

 

Jan 26, 2012

NDP's Ashton says out with the old, in with 'new politics'
By Meagan Fitzpatrick. As published by CBC News.

 

Jan 25, 2012

Leading by example. Study: The presence of female politicians boosts aspirations, educational achievement of young women
By Peter Dizikes. As published by the MIT News Office.

 

Jan 24, 2012

Russian Parliament Speaker Ranked Country’s Most Powerful Woman
By Stepan Kravchenko. As published by Bloomberg.

 

Jan 23, 2012

Students push to see more women in legislature
By Rory Maclean. As Published in The StarPhoenix.

 

Jan 23, 2012

Home Sec Theresa May: 'Why I'm A Feminist'
As Published by Sky News.

 

Jan 23, 2012

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords resigning from Congress
By Sandhya Somashekhar and Paul Kane. As Published in the Washington Post.

 

Dec 21, 2011

Women Premiers From B.C. To N.L. To Nunavut And Alberta Shift Political Dynamic
By Sue Bailey. As published in The Canadian Press.

 

Dec 15, 2011

Do women rule Bulgaria?
By Julian Popov. As published in Aljazeera.

 

Dec 14, 2011

‘It’s much less daunting than you’d think’ May calls on more women to run
By Sonya Bell. As published in iPolitics.

 

Dec 10, 2011

Power With Grace: Christine Lagarde opens up about being the first woman to lead the IMF.
By Gillian Tett. As published on Slate.

 

Dec 09, 2011

Confident rookie MP one of a new breed of Tory women
By Jane Taber. As published in the Globe and Mail.

 

Dec 08, 2011

Dewar would tie per-vote subsidy to recruiting women candidates
By Jane Taber. As published in The Globe and Mail.

 

Dec 04, 2011

Why are we still talking about gender parity?
By Isabel Bassett. As published by iPolitics.

 

Nov 28, 2011

For Churchill MP, scrapping Canadian Wheat Board is a big fat headache
By Jane Taber. As published in the Globe and Mail.

 

Nov 17, 2011

Women reluctant to enter politics
By Ashley Martin. As published by the Leader Post.

 

Nov 02, 2011

Raitt’s political career poised for take-off in Air Canada dispute
By Jane Taber. As published in the Globe and Mail.

 

Nov 02, 2011

Les femmes à la défense de Pauline Marois
Par Radio-Canada.

 

Oct 24, 2011

Ambrose and Raitt deftly manage difficult files for Harper
By Jane Taber. As published in the Globe and Mail.

 

Oct 12, 2011

Dunderdale earns place in history books
By CBC News.

 

Oct 08, 2011

Canada’s first elected female premier ‘never set out to be a trailblazer’
By Stephanie Levitz. As published in the Globe and Mail.

 

Oct 07, 2011

Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Three Activist Women
By Alan Cowell, Laura Kasinof and Adam Nossiter. As Published in The New York Times.

 

Oct 04, 2011

What Alison Redford’s Alberta victory means for women in politics

 

Oct 04, 2011

Percentage of Women in PEI Legislature Down

 

Oct 04, 2011

Alison Redford's win, and the new club of female premiers

 

Oct 04, 2011

A good day for incumbents at N.W.T. polls
By By Carmen Chai. Postmedia News. As published in the National Post.

 

Oct 02, 2011

More women leading political parties doesn’t mean more women on the hustings

 

Oct 02, 2011

How Alison Redford won race to be Alberta’s premier
By Petti Fong. As Published in the Toronto Star.

 

Sep 29, 2011

Ship of State Needs More Women at the Helm
By Melanie Haider. As published by the Inter Press Service.

 

Sep 29, 2011

Too few women involved in Saskatchewan politics
As published by CBC News.

 

Sep 18, 2011

Women Are Over 30% Candidates: A PEI First

 

Sep 13, 2011

P.E.I. Women in Politics All-time High

 

Sep 13, 2011

Women urged to run in N.W.T. election

 

Sep 13, 2011

Women compete better when they are in teams, research finds

 

Sep 13, 2011

Women could take big step forward in Newfoundland election

 

Sep 13, 2011

Women Push for Equal Voice in Upcoming Elections in Switzerland

 

Sep 13, 2011

Why are so few women in top local government jobs?
By Charlotte Rose. As published by the Guardian Professional.

 

Sep 10, 2011

Profile, video: Redford says Alberta can do better

 

Sep 07, 2011

New online portal connecting Ontarians with female candidates launches September 6

 

Aug 27, 2011

Queen of the castle: Feature Profile of Premier Kathy Dunderdale
By Pam Frampton. As Published by The Telegram.

 

Jul 16, 2011

Politics in the U.S. has women fed up, survey finds
Article by Neal St. Anthony. Star Tribune.

 

Jul 14, 2011

Neophyte Green MP Elizabeth May tackles Parliament itself
Elizabeth May wants to break down culture of partisanship in the House of Commons. By Barbara Yaffe. As Published in the Vancouver Sun.

 

Jul 08, 2011

Edging Towards Diversity: A statistical breakdown of Canada's 41st Parliament

 

Jul 07, 2011

Global Voices: Women still under-represented in politics
Sachin Persaud. By Global Voices Junior Journalist. As Published in the Toronto Star.

 

Jul 03, 2011

The long fight for women’s equality in politics
Editorial. Toronto Star.

 

Jul 01, 2011

Aging White Males Losing Dominance in House of Commons
By Mark Kennedy, Postmedia News. As published in the Ottawa Citizen.

 

Jun 29, 2011

Clinton begins 4-day trip to Europe to promote human rights, democracy
By Associated Press. As Published in the Washington Post.

 

Jun 28, 2011

Not enough women running in Ontario election: Equal Voice

 

Jun 28, 2011

Shortage of women running in Ontario election, group warns
As reported by The Canadian Press. Published in the Globe and Mail.

 

Jun 23, 2011

Where are the female provincial candidates?
By Tanya Talaga. As published in the Toronto Star.

 

Jun 23, 2011

Why Politics Is Too Important to Leave to the Men
By the Hon. Carolyn Bennett, federal Member of Parliament.

 

Jun 23, 2011

Nine-year Term Limits, Elections Part of Proposed Senate Reform Bill
By Jennifer Ditchburn. The Canadian Press. As Published by the Winnipeg Free Press.

 

Jun 20, 2011

Where Are All The Women?
Why aren't there more women in politics? Some of the answers in Susanna Kelley's mini-documentary may surprise you.

 

Jun 17, 2011

‘See what happens when you believe?’ Equal Voice lauds gains in the House
By Devon Black. As published by iPolitics.ca

 

Jun 14, 2011

Dancing with the Octopus
Dancing with an Octopus is a passionate, entertaining, 8-tentacled, multi-media project that takes a non-partisan look at women in politics in Canada and abroad.

 

Jun 14, 2011

Our (Surprisingly?) Diverse Parliament
By Alison Loat. As published by the Huffington Post.

 

Jun 13, 2011

Female MPs cause for a party: We'll truly celebrate when it's no big deal
By Mia Rabson. As published in the Winnipeg Free Press.

 

Jun 13, 2011

When It Comes to Scandal, Girls Won’t Be Boys
There may be good reasons Nancy Pelosi is not like Anthony Weiner. By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG. As published in the New York Times.

 

Jun 13, 2011

How to fix our politics: The quest to develop new-and-improved leaders—and help the current crop become better at their jobs
By Aaron Wherry. As published in Macleans.

 

Jun 09, 2011

Just bar men from politics
By Margaret Wente As published in The Globe and Mail

 

Jun 06, 2011

'Vegas girl’ acknowledges her luck, embraces new challenges in Ottawa
By Jane Taber As published in the Globe and Mail

 

Jun 06, 2011

Women getting fair shake in cabinet?
As published in the Lethbridge Herald

 

Jun 06, 2011

The Other Voice: Women and Canadian Politics
As published by CPAC

 

Jun 06, 2011

Un député sur quatre sera une femme
By Hélène Buzzetti As published in Le Devoir

 

Jun 02, 2011

A Call To Action
On June 2nd, 2011, a reception and panel discussion was held in Toronto to explore options for increasing the number of women elected to office in Canada. Organized by Equal Voice and the Women's Legal Action and Education Fund (LEAF), the discussion was led by the Honourable Frances Lankin (Former Ontario NDP Cabinet Minister), the Honourable Anne McLellan (Former Liberal Deputy Prime Minister) and the Right Honourable Kim Campbell (Former Conservative Prime Minister).

 

May 06, 2011

Parliament gets a makeover
An influx of young women could help change Canadian politics for good. By Nancy Peckford. As Published in the Ottawa Citizen.

 

May 05, 2011

Voters send a record 76 women to Parliament – most of them NDP
By Anna Mehler Paperny. As published by the Globe and Mail.

 

May 03, 2011

Record number of women headed to Ottawa
As published by CTV.ca

 

May 02, 2011

‘Toxic Testosterone Stew’ Drives Canadian Women to Sidelines of Politics
By Christopher Donville, BLOOMBERG

 

May 02, 2011

Voter, un droit à ne pas tenir pour acquis
Ronald F. Caza, associé, Sara Ulmer, Yan Zawisza, stagiaires. Cyberpresse. Le Droit.

 

Apr 29, 2011

Nasty politics, too few women
Edmonton Journal

 

Apr 29, 2011

Women in Politics, Around the World
By Catherine Rampell. As published in The New York Times.

 

Apr 28, 2011

What it takes to campaign and should their daughters do it?
Jane Taber Ottawa— Globe and Mail Update

 

Apr 27, 2011

Hear from Isabel Bassett, EVE Award Toronto Recipient 2011

 

Apr 21, 2011

Female candidates still a minority
By Mia Rabson, Winnipeg Free Press

 

Apr 20, 2011

Federal Election 2011: Incremental rise in female candidates
By Nancy Peckford. As published on The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences blog.

 

Apr 18, 2011

Halton riding: For once, gender imbalance is a welcome sign
TORONTO STAR BY Katie Daubs

 

Apr 14, 2011

Women belong in politics and we need to boost their numbers

 

Apr 14, 2011

'Expect the unexpected': Women on the art of campaigning
By Jane Taber. As published in the Globe and Mail.

 

Apr 14, 2011

Nearly a third of federal election candidates are women, up slightly from 2008
As published by the Canadian Press.

 

Apr 14, 2011

Youth Panel: Katie Boland on are youth really disenchanted?
By Katie Boland, Toronto Actor. As published in the Toronto Star.

 

Apr 14, 2011

Meet the Youth Nation panel
Meet the Toronto Star's Youth Nation Panel.

 

Apr 13, 2011

Parties must address the gender gap
By ALLISON HARELL, The Gazette

 

Apr 12, 2011

Women working to get women to vote
St. Catharines Standard, Niagara Region, Sun Media By GRANT LAFLECHE , STANDARD STAFF

 

Apr 09, 2011

More women, fewer chances
By Andrew Duffy, Ottawa Citizen

 

Apr 09, 2011

This is representative government?
By Andrew Duffy, Ottawa Citizen

 

Apr 01, 2011

Women candidates on the rise
By Meagan Fitzpatrick. As published on CBC News.

 

Mar 31, 2011

More women running this election – but many in hopeless races
ANNA MEHLER PAPERNY AND LES PERREAUX Globe and Mail Thursday, Mar. 31, 2011

 

Mar 30, 2011

Tories tout their female roster
By Petti Fong, The Toronto Star March 30th, 2011

 

Mar 24, 2011

Women are the 'right' candidates
By JANET BAGNALL, The Gazette March 18, 2011

 

Mar 08, 2011

Women's (lack of) progress through the decades
By Sheila Gervais. As Published in the Ottawa Citizen.

 

Mar 08, 2011

Women in parliaments: Contested geographies
By Manuela Picq. As published in Aljazeera.

 

Mar 07, 2011

Women Keep House (and Maybe Senate?) Better Than Men
By Catherine Rampell. As published by The New York Times.

 

Mar 07, 2011

Is Christy Clark a tipping point for Canadian women in politics?
By Nancy Peckford, Executive Director, Equal Voice. As Published in the Globe and Mail.

 

Mar 03, 2011

Women must speak up and make Canada better
More female perspectives needed in op ed pages, boardrooms and politics. By Shari Graydon. Informed Opinions. As Published in the Vancouver Sun.

 

Feb 28, 2011

BC's Christy Clark makes for more women than ever in provincial party leaderships
By Jennifer Ditchburn, Canadian Press. As published in Macleans.

 

Feb 24, 2011

Help Wanted: More Female MPPs Encouraged

 

Feb 01, 2011

Broadcasters should hold women's debate, says TD
By Alison Healy. As published by The Irish Times

 

Feb 01, 2011

Quotas for Women Gain Support in the EU and Germany
As published by The Spiegel Online

 

Jan 25, 2011

Germany's New Generation of Female Political Leaders
By Siobhán Dowling. As published by The Spiegel Online.

 

Jan 11, 2011

Editorial: Quebec a bright light for Canadian women
As published by The Gazette

 

Jan 10, 2011

Women tip county’s political scales
By Angelica Blenich as published by The Echo

 

Jan 10, 2011

The targeting of Gabrielle Giffords
By Alex Hannaford as published by The Guardian

 

Jan 10, 2011

With Giffords Shooting, a Grim Milestone
By Matthew Cooper as published by The Atlantic

 

Jan 10, 2011

What Sarah Palin should have said about Tucson shooting Read more: http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2011/01/10/david-frum-what-sarah-palin-should-have-said-about-tucson-shooting/#ixzz1AfI9qe1T
By David Frum as published by The National Post

 

Jan 10, 2011

Dunderdale faces challenger for N.L. premiership
As published by The Vancouver Sun

 

Jan 10, 2011

Do women dislike federal politics?
By David McKie as published by CBC News

 

Jan 10, 2011

Parties should give up gender rules
By Iain Hunter as published by the Times and Colonist

 

Jan 10, 2011

Women’s citizenship: implications of the Southern Sudan referendum
By Leni Wild and Pilar Domingo as published by 50.50

 

Jan 09, 2011

The shooting of Gabrielle Giffords highlights the 'man-up' culture in US politics
By Jessica Valenti as published by the Guardian

 

Jan 09, 2011

Minister expresses worry over loss of party’s primaries by women aspirants
By Victoria Ojeme and Caleb Ayansina as published by Vanguard

 

Jan 09, 2011

A disturbing story about American political culture
As published by The Globe and Mail

 

Jan 09, 2011

Tucson Demonstrates It Is Time for Real Change
By Aaron Harber as published by The Huffington Post

 

Jan 09, 2011

Sheriff Decries Consequences of Inflammatory "Vitriol" After Tucson Shooting
As published by Ms. Magazine

 

Dec 07, 2010

Kathy Dunderdale sworn in as first female premier of Newfoundland and Labrador

 

Dec 07, 2010

A timeline of the downfall of Carole James
By Gary Madson as published by The Globe and Mail

 

Nov 30, 2010

Guergis about to join small club of new mothers in office
By Jennifer Ditchburn as published by Macleans

 

Nov 26, 2010

Women rule on The Rock
By Susan Delacourt as published by The Star.

 

Nov 25, 2010

Danny Williams resignation is effective Dec. 3
As published by The Telegram

 

Nov 24, 2010

Sarah Palin's woman problem
By David Frum as published by The National Post

 

Nov 23, 2010

WiLDAF urges Government to address women inequalities in politics
As published by the Ghana News Agency.

 

Nov 23, 2010

1325: Another failed promise for women
By Rosebell Kagumire as published by The Independent

 

Nov 23, 2010

Women in PNG Parliament Would Change Body
As published by the Pacific Islands Report

 

Nov 23, 2010

Egypt's gov't and opposition vie for favor of women
By David Miller as published by The Jerusalem Post

 

Nov 23, 2010

Laureen Harper plays new kind of hostess – fighting for Iranian women
By Jane Taber as published by The Globe and Mail

 

Nov 16, 2010

Women in Politics: An Equality Emergency
By Kate Kelly. AS published by The Huffington Post

 

Nov 11, 2010

Women in Congress Lose Ground in 2010 Elections
By Susan Milligan as published by the US News

 

Nov 10, 2010

Belinda Stronach’s prescription for getting women into politics
By Janer Taber. As published by the Globe and Mail

 

Nov 10, 2010

High-tech politics may lure women to Ottawa
By Susan Delacourt. As published by the Toronto Star. Picture courtesy of Dyanne Wilson.

 

Nov 10, 2010

Stronach sees future for women in politics
By Carmen Chai. Postmedia News. As published in Ottawa Citizen.

 

Nov 09, 2010

5 theories why 2010 wasn't the 'Year of the Woman'
As published by The Week

 

Nov 04, 2010

Minorities Ride GOP Wave to Groundbreaking Wins
BY LAURA WIDES-MUNOZ and JESSE WASHINGTON. Huffington Post.

 

Nov 04, 2010

The Five Women Who Mattered Most in the Midterms
By Keli Goff, Author, contributor to TheLoop21.com. Huffington Post.

 

Nov 04, 2010

Huge midterm turnover makes House more of an everyman's roost
Ninety-seven men and 12 women are among the newly elected. By Philip Rucker,Alice Crites and Lucy Shackelford. Washington Post.

 

Nov 04, 2010

A Net Loss for Women in Politics
By Hanna Rosin. As published by the Slate

 

Nov 04, 2010

Women in Congress -- Don't Sweat the Numbers
By Peggy Drexler. As published by The Huffington Post

 

Nov 03, 2010

2010: The Year of Talking about Women and Politics
By Karen Middleton. As published by the Huffington Post.

 

Nov 03, 2010

US midterm elections 2010: The Grizzly Phenomenon
By Alex Spillius. As published by The Telegraph (U.K.)

 

Nov 03, 2010

Women in Leadership and the Glass Cliff
By Caroline Simard, Leader, Anita Borg Institute's research and executive program initiative. As published in the Huffington Post.

 

Nov 03, 2010

Women and the Political Landscape: Unraveling Perplexing Issues
By Marcia G. Yerman. As published by The Huffington Post

 

Nov 01, 2010

The GOP's New Identity Politics
By Stewart Lawrence. As published by the Daily Caller.

 

Nov 01, 2010

The Elephant in the Room: Women in politics

 

Nov 01, 2010

Who are the power women of the U.S. midterms?
As published by Forbes.com. Re-published by CTV Edmonton.

 

Oct 28, 2010

Tory MP gets boost from advocacy group in quest for decorum

 

Oct 28, 2010

Waterloo women setting the standard
As published in 570 News: All News Radio (Waterloo).

 

Oct 27, 2010

Female breakthrough on Toronto city council
Toronto city council now comprised of a third women.

 

Oct 26, 2010

Missing from Our Cover: Joanne Chianello on the absence of women in politics

 

Oct 25, 2010

Hébert: Where are the big-city women mayors?

 

Oct 23, 2010

Missing from our cover?
By Joanne Chianello. As published in the Ottawa Citizen.

 

Oct 20, 2010

MPs told to play nice in honour of Persons Day
By Jane Taber. As published in the Globe and Mail.

 

Oct 17, 2010

EV calls for a ceasefire in Question Period in honour of Person's Day

 

Oct 16, 2010

A courageous, skilful, and forthright politician
As published in the Montreal Gazette.

 

Oct 15, 2010

No old boys' club here: Quebec's push for gender parity
By Gloria Galloway. As published in the Globe and Mail.

 

Oct 14, 2010

Clear strategy needed to help women advance

 

Oct 14, 2010

New Website Aims to Boost Young Women’s Political Participation
By Helena Zhu. As published by the Epoch Times.

 

Oct 14, 2010

Advice from 10 Canadian women in power
As published in the Globe and Mail.

 

Oct 14, 2010

Should Canada introduce quotas in politics?
By Gloria Galloway. As published in the Globe and Mail.

 

Oct 13, 2010

Women: Half of the population; a fifth of the seats in parliament
By Gloria Galloway. As published in the Globe and Mail.

 

Oct 13, 2010

The World Economic's Forum Gender Gap Report 2010
Canada ranks 20th of 134 countries and 21st for political representation.

 

Oct 13, 2010

Canada slips in gender equality worldwide
By Kathleen Harris, QMI Agency. As published in the Toronto Sun.

 

Oct 12, 2010

Nordic Nations Remain Gender-Equality Leaders
By Nicola Clark. As published in the New York Times.

 

Oct 12, 2010

The Female Factor: Women Spreading Political Wings With Help of India's Quota System
By Mian Ridge. As Published in the New York Times (April 27 2010).

 

Oct 04, 2010

Dilma Rousseff on course to be Brazil's first female president, exit polls show
By Amy Fallon. As published in the Guardian.

 

Sep 29, 2010

Michaëlle Jean: A life of 'many possibilities'
As published in CBC News.

 

Sep 28, 2010

The former guerrilla set to be the world's most powerful woman
Brazil looks likely to elect an extraordinary leader next weekend. By Hugh O'Shaughnessy. The Independent.

 

Sep 27, 2010

New Brunswick Elects Eight Women
As reported by CBC New Brunswick

 

Sep 26, 2010

Name it. Change it.

 

Sep 25, 2010

Women dominate new Swiss cabinet
As reported by the BBC

 

Sep 22, 2010

Skater hopes to carve out political path

 

Sep 22, 2010

Aboriginal grandmothers march

 

Sep 22, 2010

Women set to dominate Swiss cabinet

 

Sep 22, 2010

En suisse, parité au sommet et plafonds de verre

 

Sep 22, 2010

Moving Forward in Afghanistan: Female Candidate and Voter Turn-out

 

Sep 22, 2010

The Voters: Men Are Fuming, Women Despairing
By Megan Thee-Brenan and Janet Elder. The New York Times.

 

Sep 22, 2010

Politics: The Hottest US Midterm Election Races of 2010
By Sarah Granger. News & Politics

 

Sep 22, 2010

Sarah Palin as a feminist icon? Commentary: Rebecca Traister takes on gender and politics
By Jon Friedman. MarketWatch.

 

Sep 22, 2010

Women dominate new Swiss cabinet
As published by BBC Europe.

 

Sep 16, 2010

Record field of female election candidates is a first step
By Elsie Hambrook. As published in the Times & Transcript.

 

Sep 14, 2010

Former Chilean president to head new high-profile UN women’s agency

 

Sep 14, 2010

To be Grand Chief
Central Plains News Posted By Angela Brown, Central Plains Herald-Leader

 

Sep 12, 2010

Women legislators say more support for female candidates needed
By Sarah Schweitzer. As published in The Boston Globe.

 

Sep 10, 2010

Green MP Caroline Lucas calls for MP job sharing

 

Sep 09, 2010

‘Third wave’ of feminism urged by prominent Canadian women
By Gloria Galloway. As published in the Globe and Mail.

 

Sep 07, 2010

Women in Politics: Why is it an issue?
As published by CBC.ca

 

Sep 07, 2010

Gender balance demands N.B. electoral reform
By Daniel McHardie. As published by CBC.ca.

 

Aug 23, 2010

Women still facing uphill battle in politics: observers
By Kristen Shane. As published in the Hill Times.

 

Aug 10, 2010

Why women give politics a pass
By Alison Loat. As published on the Samara Blog.

 

Aug 04, 2010

Make politics 'family-friendly': minister
As published by CBC News.

 

Jul 16, 2010

Sex, race and politics in Durham Region
By Kristen Calis. As published in the Durham Region News.

 

Jul 06, 2010

Canada’s most wanted: women
By: Cathy Gulli. As published in Macleans.

 

Jul 02, 2010

Welcome to UN Women
By: UN Women. As published in UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women.

 

Jul 01, 2010

Hey, baby, where are all the women politicians?
By Adrienne Beattie. As published in the Calgary Herald.

 

Jun 30, 2010

Equal Rights for Women? Survey Says: Yes, but ...
By: Victoria Shannon. As published in the New York Times.

 

Jun 29, 2010

More women wanted in politics Urged to run for municipal councils
By: Bruce Owen. As published in the Winnipeg Free Press.

 

Jun 29, 2010

'There's no doubt Australia has a long and very masculine political culture'
By: Paul Williams. As published in the Courier-Mail.

 

Jun 24, 2010

Women pounding on governor mansions' glass ceilings
By John Fritze. As published in USA Today.

 

Jun 24, 2010

The 16 women taking over the world
By Matilda Battersby. As published in the Independent.

 

Jun 23, 2010

Gillard to become Australia's first female prime minister as Rudd stands aside
By: Phillip Coorey and Tim Lester. As published by the Brisbane Times.

 

May 27, 2010

Politics: There’s no life like it
Submitted by Naomi Black, Louise Carbert and Brigitte Neumann, Steering Committee, Equal Voice Nova Scotia. As published by the Chronicle Herald.

 

May 10, 2010

Glacial Progress for Women
As published by Progress Online.

 

Apr 30, 2010

Anne McLellan's speech at the April 30, Eve Award at the Canadian Club in Toronto

 

Apr 26, 2010

Where are female candidates?
By John Chilibeck. As published by the Telegraph-Journal.

 

Apr 23, 2010

More female candidates wanted but parties admit equal representation 'won't come overnight'
By Greg Weston. As published by Times & Transcript

 

Apr 22, 2010

N.B. needs more female MLAs: group
As published by CBC News.

 

Apr 17, 2010

Women Move In and Up
As published in The Ottawa Citizen

 

Mar 23, 2010

Porter: What I learned at campaign boot camp
By Catherine Porter. As published by the Toronto Star

 

Mar 22, 2010

Bootcamp aims to beef up women's election strategy
By Sandie Benitah. As published on CTV.ca

 

Mar 17, 2010

POLITICS-RWANDA: Woman Vies for Top Job
By Stanley Kwenda. As published by Inter Press Service

 

Mar 15, 2010

An Afghan Politician Pushes for a Comeback
By Caroline Brothers. As published by the New York Times.

 

Mar 14, 2010

INDEPENDENCE DAY? Behind every successful woman stands a man. That’s the thumb rule of Indian politics. Can 33% reservation bring about metamorphosis and help her break free?
By Atul Sethi & Saira Kurup. As published by The Times of India.

 

Mar 09, 2010

Uproar in India Over Female Lawmaker Quota
By Lydia Polgreen. As published by the New York Times.

 

Mar 09, 2010

Canada 50th in participation by women in politics
By Olivia Ward. As published by The Star.com

 

Mar 08, 2010

Federal grant to encourage more women to enter politics
By Neco Cockburn. As published by the Ottawa Citizen

 

Mar 02, 2010

CHILE: First Woman President Scores Points on Gender Front
By Daniela Estrada. As published on Inter Press Service

 

Feb 28, 2010

Course aims to tip City Hall gender balance
By Mark Brownlee. As published by The Ottawa Citizen.

 

Feb 26, 2010

Road cleared for 33% reservation of all MP, MLA seats for women
By Himanshi Dhawan. As published by the Times of India

 

Feb 22, 2010

Rough and tumble of politics scares away many women
By Alyssa Dalton. As published by the Edmonton Journal

 

Feb 20, 2010

Palin speaks her mind -- that makes her popular
By L.M. Small. As published by the Ottawa Citzen.

 

Feb 16, 2010

Iraqi Women Are Seeking Greater Political Influence
By John Leland and Riyadh Mohammed. As published by the New York Times

 

Feb 12, 2010

Setback for women
By Janet Bagnall. As published by the Montreal Gazette

 

Feb 09, 2010

And Then There Were Two
By Aaron Wherry. As published in the Globe and Mail.

 

Feb 09, 2010

Black History Month: Shirley Chisholm
By Quand Robinson Thomas. As published on WLKY.com

 

Feb 08, 2010

COSTA RICA: Chinchilla to Join Club of Women Presidents
By Daniel Zueras. As published on Inter Press Service

 

Feb 07, 2010

Women’s Influence Grows in Bulgarian Public Life
By Dan Bilefsky. As published by the New York Times.

 

Feb 07, 2010

Women encouraged to seek office
By Karen McKinley. As published by the Chronicle Journal.

 

Feb 07, 2010

Family Vaults Women to Leadership in Asia
By Seth Mydans. As published by the New York Times.

 

Feb 06, 2010

Costa Rica: A woman in charge?
By Alex Leff. As published on the Global Post

 

Feb 05, 2010

Gender quota - A Palestinian woman enters politics
By Asma Asfour. As published on Global Arab Network

 

Feb 02, 2010

A Businesswoman's Boomtown In Dubai
By Sylvia Ann Hewlett. As published on Forbes.com.

 

Jan 29, 2010

The Political Role of Nepalese Women
By Kamala Sarup. As published on Worldpress.org

 

Jan 28, 2010

Women, start your campaigns
By Swanee Hunt and Kerry Healey. As published by the Boston Globe

 

Jan 28, 2010

PepsiCo's First Lady
By Evelyn M. Rusli and Ruchika Tulshyan. As published on Forbes.com

 

Jan 28, 2010

The making of an 'unlikely feminist'
By Elizabeth Payne. As published in the Ottawa Citizen.

 

Jan 27, 2010

More women needed in municipal politics: AMM
By Rob Swystun. As published in the Daily Graphic

 

Jan 27, 2010

BOLIVIA: Unprecedented Gender Parity in Cabinet
By Franz Chávez. As published on Inter Press Service

 

Jan 27, 2010

Getting Women Into Boardrooms, by Law
By Nicola Clark. As published by the New York Times

 

Jan 26, 2010

Kamla’s labour comes to fruition say activists
By Michelle Loubon. As published in the Trinidad and Tobago Guardian

 

Jan 26, 2010

Media entrepreneur joins Toronto's mayoral race
As published on CTVToronto.ca

 

Jan 25, 2010

Best qualified, but no top jobs for Afghan women
As published by Reuters India.

 

Jan 24, 2010

After Senate Race, Some Say Barrier for Women in Massachusetts Still Stands
By Katie Zezima. As published by The New York Times.

 

Jan 22, 2010

Women urged to reach for the top
By Julia Le. As published on Mississauga.com

 

Jan 22, 2010

Tripura nod to women’s quota
As published in The Telegraph, Calcutta, India.

 

Jan 22, 2010

The new face – and new faces – of the Tories
By Jonathan Isaby. As published on Times Online

 

Jan 21, 2010

Should we make all women shortlists compulsory?
By Rebecca Lury. As published on Progress Online

 

Jan 21, 2010

France aims to shatter ‘glass ceiling’ for women executives
By Charles Bremner. As published on Times Online

 

Jan 20, 2010

Solomon Islands Women Form Political Party
As published on Solomon Times Online.

 

Jan 20, 2010

Leader of the SLNC proposes measures for Women’s participation in politics
As published on Asiantribune.com

 

Jan 20, 2010

Women Leaders -- Anywhere But Here?
By Anne E. Kornblut. As published on the Huffington Post

 

Jan 20, 2010

BOLIVIA: More Women in Parliament, With Their Own Agenda
By Franz Chávez. As published on Inter Press Service

 

Jan 20, 2010

ZAMBIA: Scarcely Room for Women in Male-dominated Politics
By Zarina Geloo. As published on Inter Press Service

 

Jan 19, 2010

Martha Coakley and the Pitfalls of Identity Politics
By Wendy Kaminer. As published in the Atlantic

 

Jan 19, 2010

Duguid to Energy and Infrastructure as McGuinty shuffles Ontario cabinet
By Keith Leslie and Maria Babbage of the Canadian Press. As published in the Winnipeg Free Press.

 

Jan 19, 2010

Politics from A to Z: Massachusetts
By Adam Nagourney and Jeff Zeleny. As published on the Politics and Government Blog of the New York Times.

 

Jan 18, 2010

Is gender a universal category? The double edged sword of identity politics.
By Jameen Kaur. As published on opendemocracy.net

 

Jan 17, 2010

'Troublemakers' women's group feasts on politics
By Rosemary Winters. As published in the Salt Lake Tribune

 

Jan 16, 2010

Six Women Ready 'to Take that Power': Overcoming the imposter complex

 

Jan 16, 2010

Baroud to champion 30 percent women's quota in politics
By Dalila Mahdawi. As published in the Daily Star Lebanon

 

Jan 15, 2010

Call to ensure political empowerment of women
As published in the Daily Star

 

Jan 15, 2010

Women in Pakistan forge ahead against bias in politics
By Hamid Hussain, Yangtze Yan. As published on China View

 

Jan 14, 2010

Game change? It’s just the same old sexist bull
By Judith Timson. As published in the Globe & Mail

 

Jan 14, 2010

2011: Women to hold political summit- Minister (Nigeria)
By Yahaya Ibrahim and Maiduguri. As published in the Daily Trust

 

Jan 14, 2010

Interview with N’deye Fatou Toure, Member of Parliament, Senegal
Submitted by mdrame. As published on iknowpolitics.org

 

Jan 12, 2010

How many women does Parliament need?

 

Jan 12, 2010

Parliament doesn't need affirmative action
Read this very negative response of the National Post opinon piece to the Globe & Mail editorial.

 

Jan 12, 2010

Where are the female politicians?
Discussion run by Janet McFarland. As published on the Globe & Mail.

 

Jan 11, 2010

The hurdle to leap in the next election
As published in the Globe & Mail

 

Jan 11, 2010

'A long-standing prejudice'
By Nancy Peckford. As published in the Globe & Mail.

 

Jan 11, 2010

Political parties must select female candidates or face all-women shortlists
By Rosa Prince. As published on Telegraph.co.uk

 

Jan 11, 2010

WiLDAF urges political parties to adhere to gender equality
As published in Ghana News Agency.

 

Jan 11, 2010

Poll 2010 could see more women test political waters
By Aarthi R. As published by the Times of India

 

Jan 10, 2010

Notes from the Cracked Ceiling
By Sara Stewart. As published in the New York Post.

 

Jan 06, 2010

Pak Speaker praises women’s quota
By Pradeep Kaushal. As published on Indianexpress.com

 

Jan 05, 2010

Augustine appointed to Order of Canada
By Tamara Shephard. As published on InsideToronto.com

 

Jan 04, 2010

Will the fair sex maintain its salvo in the House?
By Emeka-Mayaka Gekara and Njeri Rugene. As published in Daily Nation

 

Jan 04, 2010

New Year, Old Story: Too Few Women in the Halls of (Political) Power
By Rebecca Sive. As published on Today's Chicago Women Blog

 

Jan 03, 2010

Prescott's her pride and joy
By Christine Endicott. As published in the Recorder & Times

 

Jan 03, 2010

Iraqi Women Taking Aim At Parliament Again
By Quil Lawrence. As published in NPR

 

Jan 01, 2010

Helen Suzman, Relentless Challenger of Apartheid System, Is Dead at 91
By John F. Burns and Alan Cowell. As published in The New York Times

 

Dec 30, 2009

Speaker of the House says more women needed in parliament
As published on Dominica News Online.

 

Dec 30, 2009

Hamm, McDonough named to Order of Canada
CBC News.

 

Dec 30, 2009

Women in the workforce: Female power
As published in the Economist, print edition.

 

Dec 23, 2009

Pat Murphy: Emily Murphy - "a strenuous kicker"
By Pat Murphy & Posted by Chris Selley. As published in the National Post.

 

Dec 22, 2009

Women’s political participation in North Africa enhanced under UN-backed project
As published on UN News Centre

 

Dec 20, 2009

Algeria considers quotas to boost female political candidates
By Fidet Mansour. As published on Magharebia

 

Dec 17, 2009

Oxfam indigenous Straight Talk summit
Women to talk straight at Parliament House. As published by Newcastle on Hunter

 

Dec 17, 2009

‘Bring more women to parliament’
By Toivo Ndjebela. As published in New Era

 

Dec 15, 2009

Woman Breaking Traditional Walls in Chieftaincy Elections
By Mohamed Fofanah. As published on Inter Press Service News Agency

 

Dec 15, 2009

Political pioneer never stopped fighting for Detroit
By Suzette Hackney & John Wisely. As published on Freep.com

 

Dec 11, 2009

Rwanda Sets the Bar for Women's Rights
By Sarah Menkedick. As published on change.org

 

Dec 09, 2009

Rahul exhorts women to join politics
By Lucknow. As published by the Times of India

 

Dec 04, 2009

Building a city, building a name, Marianne Wilkinson celebrates 40 years in politics
By Sarah Kelford. As published in Kanata EMC

 

Dec 03, 2009

MLA's 'more babies' comment disrespectful: women's group
CBC News.

 

Dec 02, 2009

Doubt persists about women political leaders: McLaughlin
CBC News.

 

Dec 02, 2009

Switzerland elects women for top 3 jobs in politics
By Lisa Jucca. As published in Reuters

 

Dec 02, 2009

Swiss women fill high political office in 2010
By Olvier Pauchard. As published on swissinfo.ch

 

Nov 23, 2009

INDIA: Women’s Political Empowerment, Yes; Better Lives, No
By Neeta Lal. As published on Inter Press Service

 

Nov 23, 2009

Coyle: Honouring Sheila James, and the meaning of life

 

Nov 21, 2009

Saturday interview: Afghan activist Malalai Joya
By Peter Goodspeed. As published in the National Post

 

Nov 19, 2009

Life in the Regan household not all politics
By Yvette d’Entremont, The Weekly News. As published on halifaxnewsnet.ca

 

Nov 01, 2009

Women to discuss their rights at Delhi meeting
As published in The Times of India.

 

Nov 01, 2009

UK Expense Scandal Opens the Way for Female MPs
By Charlotte Reid. The Link.

 

Oct 31, 2009

African women look within for change
As published by CNN International.

 

Oct 29, 2009

European Parliament: Poll backs more women in politics but not quotas

 

Oct 29, 2009

South Africa places 3rd in world for women representation

 

Oct 28, 2009

The Commons: Our house of glass
By Aaron Wherry. Macleans.ca.

 

Oct 28, 2009

Canada plays catch-up in closing the gender gap
Peter O'Neil. Canwest News Service. As published in the Financial Post.

 

Oct 28, 2009

Why Don't You Do It, Honey?
By Marie Wilson, Founder, White House Project. As published in the Huffington Post.

 

Oct 28, 2009

Canada's gender-equality rank improves
But Canada still ranks far behind other countries when it comes to women in the upper echelons of politics and business. By PETER O'NEIL, Canwest News Service

 

Oct 27, 2009

iKNOW Politics Partners Launch Arabic-Language Website to Support Women in Politics

 

Oct 27, 2009

Profile of Julia Gillard: Australia's first woman deputy Prime Minister
By Swapna Majumdar, Women's Feature Service. NewsBlaze.

 

Oct 27, 2009

Iceland leads on gender equality
Iceland has made the most progress in closing the gender gap according to the World Economic Forum survey. BBC News.

 

Oct 24, 2009

Man’s World at White House? No Harm, No Foul, Aides Say
By Mark Leibovich. New York Times.

 

Oct 23, 2009

The Mismeasure of Woman
By Joanne Lipman. As Published in the New York Times.

 

Oct 20, 2009

UK Conservative Leader Plans All-women Lists for Upcoming Election
Cameron recently introduced idea of women-only shortlists of election candidates. BBC News.

 

Oct 20, 2009

UK Party leaders pledge to boost women in parliament
By Tim Castle. IB Times.

 

Oct 15, 2009

First women speaker for Botswana parliament
By Kizito Sikuka. South African News Features.

 

Oct 14, 2009

Table des partenaires - femmes et politique municipale

 

Oct 13, 2009

Time to act on Nunavut government report card: premier
Read about the activities of Canada's only female premier, Eva Aariak of Nunavut.

 

Oct 13, 2009

Finding inspiration in her roots, Nobel pioneer champions power of the people over the state
By Barrie McKenna. The Globe and Mail.

 

Oct 12, 2009

A Vote for Women: Japan's newly elected women confronting great expectations
As posted on MySinchew.com

 

Oct 10, 2009

Famous 5 to become honorary senators
By Valerie Berenyi. Calgary Herald.

 

Oct 10, 2009

Les femmes se laissent séduire par la politique municipale

 

Oct 09, 2009

Civic elections: Playing the equality card
By Linda Gyulai, Civic Affairs Reporter. The Gazette. Feature story on women's participation in the upcoming municipal elections in Montreal.

 

Oct 09, 2009

Loi 16: Québec refuse de donner la primauté aux droits des femmes

 

Oct 09, 2009

RAW Courage Award Goes To Iranian Women
Reach All Women (RAW) in War has awarded its annual Anna Politkovskaya award for courage to The One Million Signature Campaign.

 

Oct 05, 2009

Women Politicians Encourage More Women to Take the Lead in Politics
Public forum organized by Ontario NDP Women's Committee, the CAW Local 1285 Women's Committee and Elect Women Everywhere.

 

Oct 05, 2009

GG urges world to use culture, the leadership of women, and an "ethic of sharing" to deal with social and economic injustice
By Peter O'Neil, Canwest News Europe Correspondent. As Published in the Ottawa Citizen.

 

Oct 05, 2009

Frat House in need of woman's touch
Most Canadians don't treat their workplace as a frat house. Most MPs do. By Carol Goar. The Toronto Star.

 

Oct 03, 2009

Public service collaboration seems to have a gender link
By Don Lenihan, Vice-president (Engagement) at the Public Policy Forum. As published in the Ottawa Citizen.

 

Oct 01, 2009

Out to change the world
By Barbara Yaffe, Canwest News Service. As published in the Windsor Star.

 

Sep 28, 2009

Uganda Women Seek Gender Recovery Plan
Global Analyst Online – Global News Blog / IPS. By Wambi Michael.

 

Sep 28, 2009

Government of Canada Honours Governor General's Awards Recipients

 

Sep 27, 2009

The Sunday Edition's Special Forum - Canada's Dysfunctional Politics: Is There a Cure For Our Failing Democracy?
As aired on CBC Radio's Sunday Edition. Includes a discussion of women and politics.

 

Sep 26, 2009

Angela's ashes
Doug Saunders visits Chancellor Angela Merkel's small home town to find out how the unassuming child of a Communist clergyman grew up to be the world's most powerful woman. The Globe and Mail.

 

Sep 26, 2009

Where's the party? Mohammed Adam explains why now is not the time for fresh faces in politics
By Mohammed Adam. Ottawa Citizen.

 

Sep 26, 2009

Fédération des femmes du Québec: Une nouvelle présidente
Alexa Conradi a été élue dès le premier tour de scrutin à la présidence de l'organisme. Radio-Canada.

 

Sep 26, 2009

Angela Merkel poised for second term in Germany
Voters likely to re-elect 'quiet' chancellor, but it's unclear who will be her coalition partner. By Olivia Ward. Toronto Star.

 

Sep 23, 2009

A male-order Parliament
Our political sytem is created by men for men -- but the right application of party funding pressure could get more women elected By Sheila Gervais. Ottawa Citizen Special.

 

Sep 22, 2009

Investing in girls pays off in social and economic progress
By Belinda Stronach. The Globe and Mail.

 

Sep 22, 2009

Irina Gueorguieva Bokova chosen by UNESCO Executive Board as candidate to the post of Director-General
Once confirmed, she will be the first woman Director-General of the Organization.

 

Sep 21, 2009

Behind the Veil: An Intimate Journey into the Lives of Kandahar's Women
Read this extensive Globe and Mail feature series on the struggle for political, economic and social equality being waged by some of Afghanistan's women.

 

Sep 21, 2009

Women want in
A re-printed version of Janet Bagnall's article that originally appeared in the Montreal Gazette.

 

Sep 15, 2009

Study: Women lawmakers outperform men
Are women more effective lawmakers than men? That’s the preliminary conclusion of a study conducted by researchers at Stanford University and the University of Chicago. Erika Lovely. Politico.com.

 

Sep 14, 2009

U.N. Approves Long-Awaited New Women's Agency
By Thalif Deen. Inter Press Agency.

 

Sep 14, 2009

`Phantom’ women’s votes may be responsible for Afghanistan election fraud
By Jerome Starkey in Kabul. The Times (UK).

 

Sep 12, 2009

South Sudan: Complicating the Vote for Women
By Ruth Omukhango. IPS (Inter Press Service).

 

Sep 12, 2009

Coakley’s tough battle in Massachusetts special election
By Aaron Blake. The Hill.

 

Sep 12, 2009

Hundreds gather to pay tribute to Joy Langan
By Pat Tracy. Burnaby Now.

 

Sep 11, 2009

The potential in Hillary Clinton's global campaign for women
No other secretary of State has so focused on women's rights. It's a powerful shift. The Christian Science Monitor's Editorial Board.

 

Sep 11, 2009

Blame the parties for the lack of women in Parliament
The party machinery refuses to field female candidates in winnable ridings. JANET BAGNALL, The Gazette.

 

Sep 10, 2009

Youth Culture Is Renewing Democracy, One Click at a Time
Canadian Policy Research Networks (CPRN) publishes a series of promising papers on the political and civic engagement of young people in Canada.

 

Sep 10, 2009

Call for gender quota to draw more women into politics
By Fiona Gartland. Irish Times.

 

Sep 10, 2009

Bay State women propel Coakley
Support from a broad, politically active network of women’s groups propel Coakley. By Alex Isenstadt. Politico.

 

Sep 10, 2009

Campagne pour des candidates aux élections municipales
Marc Rochette, le Nouvelliste. Cyberpresss.ca

 

Sep 09, 2009

Women leaders in Baghdad fight for education
The Gov Monitor. Public Sector News and Information.

 

Sep 09, 2009

En politique municipale, la femme est l’avenir de l’homme
Le blogue de Pierre Cayouette. L'actualité.

 

Sep 04, 2009

The Other Half of the Sky
By Deborah Holmes. Vice President of Communications at the Global Fund for Women

 

Sep 03, 2009

Iran backs first woman minister

 

Aug 31, 2009

Many Women Stayed Away From the Polls In Afghanistan
Fear, Tradition, Apathy Reversed Hopeful Trend. By Pamela Constable. Washington Post Foreign Service.

 

Aug 24, 2009

For women, it's the same old story
By Jim Coyle. Toronto Star.

 

Aug 20, 2009

Afghan Women's Vote Hindered by Taliban and More
By Aunohita Mojumdar. Women's eNews.

 

Aug 17, 2009

The Women's Crusade: How changing the lives of women and girls in the developing world can change everything
By Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. Excerpt from the forthcoming book “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide", as published in the New York Times.

 

Aug 17, 2009

Afghan women to miss out on vote in landmark election
By Jerome Starkey in Kabul and Kim Sengupta. The Independent.

 

Aug 15, 2009

A Rorschach test on women's lib: Everyone's reading something different into judge's ruling
By Nancy White. The Toronto Star.

 

Aug 14, 2009

Election hopes of Afghan women
By Tom Coghlan in Qalat, Zabul province. BBC News.

 

Aug 12, 2009

Let Clinton Do Her Job: The reaction to Hillary Clinton's outburst in Congo
By Suzanne Goldenberg, US correspondent for the Guardian.

 

Aug 12, 2009

He's not the only one judging working moms
Sara Hampson of the Globe and Mail weighs in on Judge Cunningham's treatment of the MacLeod testimony and how working moms face harsh judgment.

 

Aug 11, 2009

CBC Ottawa Newscast at Six
Featuring a story by CBC reporter, Hannah Thibedeau, on the treatment of Lisa MacLeod's testimony at the O'Brien trial.

 

Aug 11, 2009

Can a busy female politician give reliable evidence? A judge says no
By Jane Taber. Globe and Mail.

 

Aug 04, 2009

Women + power = discomfort
Read Linda Silver Dranoff's review in the Globe and Mail of Sylvia Bashevkin's Book, Women, Power, Politics: The Hidden Story of Canada's Unfinished Democracy

 

Aug 04, 2009

Africa: Continent's Women Making Progress in Legislative Politics
By Jane Morse. Published in All Africa.com in anticipation of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's visit to Africa.

 

Aug 04, 2009

President Wants More Women in Parliament
By Petronella Sibeene. President of Namibia tells Liberian legislature that thirty-one percent elected women is not good enough.

 

Aug 02, 2009

Labour’s deputy leader, Harriet Harman, is standing in for Gordon Brown over the summer — and if she had her way it would be for much, much longer
By Isabel Oakeshott. Published in The Sunday Times. Read Harriet Harman's comments about leadership in the U.K. that proved controversial among members of the media and the public.

 

Jul 26, 2009

Rural frontier still daunting for women in politics
By Susan Delacourt, The Toronto Star.

 

Jul 23, 2009

La démocratie municipale, représentative de la population
Sandra Breux, Professeure à l'Institut d'urbanisme de l'Université de Montréal

 

Jul 22, 2009

Women in New Brunswick speak up about having voice in politics
By John Shmuel, Telegraph Journal.

 

Jul 20, 2009

GOP trending away from women in state legislatures
By Linda Feldmann, Christian Science Monitor

 

Jul 20, 2009

Exciting times to be a woman, Clinton tells students (Lead)
Thaindian News http://www.thaindian.com/newsportal/uncategorized/exciting-times-to-be-a-woman-clinton-tells-students-lead_100220401.html

 

Jul 20, 2009

Where are the women in politics?
Commentary by Elsie Hambrook regarding a proposal for gender parity in the Canadian Senate

 

Jul 20, 2009

E-Discussion on Women in Local Governments: August 10 - 24, 2009
Sign up by visiting the International Knowledge Network of Women in Politics (iKNOWpolitics).

 

Jul 20, 2009

Women, Power and Politics: How have women in politics changed America and the world?
Watch this documentary produced by PBS and aired in September 2008 featuring women politicians from Chile, the U.S. and Rwanda.

 

Jul 20, 2009

Women's Participation in 2010 Elections in Burundi Supported by International Community
UNIFEM supports workshop in Bujumbura to formulate strategy for women’s participation in the upcoming elections.

 

Jul 15, 2009

At least half the candidates for vacant seats should be women – UK report
By Andrew Sparrow, Senior political correspondent, The Guardian

 

Jun 23, 2009

More women in politics needed, leaders pledge to recruit more women
By Bea Vongdouangchanh, Hill Times

 

Jun 23, 2009

Canadians want more women in Parliament: poll
By Elizabeth Thompson, Sun Media

 

Jun 22, 2009

Program aims to encourage entry into politics
By Sue Hickey, Advertiser. Government of Newfoundland and Labrador partners with regional status of women councils to encourage women to run in upcoming municipal elections.

 

Jun 19, 2009

Women face political roadblocks: Prof - Ottawa Sun
By Laura Czekaj, Ottawa Sun

 

May 29, 2009

Equal Voice and the Canadian Political Science Association host panel on women's under-representation in politics
Watch live footage of this panel courtesy of the Candian Public Affairs Chanel (CPAC).

 

May 14, 2009

Best Rookie: Megan Leslie How confidence breeds influence, even for rookies
By John Geddes. As published on Macleans.

 

May 12, 2009

Women spectacularly under-represented in government

 

May 06, 2009

Kim Campbell's equality prescription
By Carol Goar. As published in the Toronto Star.

 

Apr 15, 2009

The Gender of Democracy Matters
The Office of the Permanent Observer for International IDEA to the UN hosts interactive dialogue on measures to ensure equitable representation of women.

 

Mar 10, 2009

Obama sets up women's issues panel
By Josh Gerstein. As published on Politico.

 

Mar 09, 2009

We’ve come a long way, baby? Not so much...
By Sheila Copps. As published in The Hill Times.

 

Mar 04, 2009

Teen girls weigh in on rights of women
By Jennifer Campbell. As published in The Ottawa Citizen.

 

Mar 04, 2009

Fight for women’s rights needs to include men: Gov. Gen.
By Kathryn Young. As published by Metro Ottawa.

 

Mar 04, 2009

Council of Women World Leaders Announce Incoming Chair, President Tarja Halonen of Finland
Read about the contributions of outgoing president, Mary Robinson, and prospects for Ms. Halonen, President of the Republic of Finland.

 

Feb 09, 2009

Saudi king appoints first female minister
By David Blair. As published in the Telegraph.

 

Jan 01, 2009

American Election Results 2008 - Women to be Sworn in January 2009
By the Feminist Majority.

 

Dec 22, 2008

Newly Appointed Senators

 

Nov 01, 2008

Women in politics: What has been the impact of gender quotas?
Latin America scholars and politicians assess women's progress since the adoption of quotas more than 15 years ago. International IDEA.

 

Oct 31, 2008

Harper supersizes inner circle
By Andrew Mayeda. As published by Canwest News Services.

 

Oct 31, 2008

PM puts feminine face on cabinet
By Joanna Smith . As published on the Toronto Star.

 

Oct 27, 2008

Record number of women ride into House on wave created by election's biggest loser Hill Times
By Sheila Copps. As published in The Hill Times.

 

Oct 14, 2008

Eva Aariak topples incumbent to become Nunavut's 2nd premier
By CBC News.

 

May 27, 2007

Why do men have 80% of the seats in the House?
By the Ottawa Citizen.

 

Apr 14, 2007

The politics of female candiates
By Kelly Patrick And Jeanne Gagnon. As published in the National Post.

 

Oct 02, 2006

Lang-Dion steps up to Equal Voice plate
By Kady O'Malley. As published by The Hill Times.

 

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