Tag Archives: Women and Political Participation

Saudi women are granted the right to vote. Now what?

TweetIn an unprecedented move, King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia granted women the right to vote this past Sunday. Women in Saudi Arabia have been organizing on a variety of fronts, pushing for political representation, fighting for the right to drive and for more mobility in public since as of right now women have to be chaperoned when [...]
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Paucity of women on the ballot in Ghana may stifle pursuit of 2015 MDGs

Tweet When the country “Ghana” comes to mind one might first think of their impressive World Cup win against the US this summer. Or folks may remember that Ghana was one of the first African countries President Obama visited in 2009 on account of Ghana’s smooth democratic elections in recent years and economic growth. However, [...]
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