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Women lawmakers face sexism, violence on job - report

Stephanie Nebehay
2016-10-27

Being under 40, or belonging to the opposition or a minority group, are "aggravating factors" that put women at risk

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Former European auditor Kersti Kaljulaid elected president of Estonia

2016-10-03

The 46-year-old Kaljulaid will serve as the first female president of the Nordic country, joining the club of nine men who have served as either presidents or presidents-in-exile since 1938

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Japanese opposition party elects first female leader

2016-09-19

Renho Murata is third Japanese woman to attain high office in recent weeks in country where women are woefully under-represented in politics

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New British PM Theresa May stocks cabinet with accomplished women

2016-07-18

Britain’s second-ever woman prime minister, Theresa May, appointed seven women to her cabinet, meaning that women make up roughly 30 percent of the new PM’s closest advisors

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PM to present new faces of "Georgian Dream"

2016-07-14

We are talking about 16 people, part of which will run in the constuencies and theothers for the proportional list, eight of them are women

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Britain set to welcome female PM but sexism still "corrodes" politics, activists say

Lin Taylor
2016-07-13

Only 29 percent of Britain's members of parliament are women. The country ranks 39th in the world for female representation in parliament, behind Rwanda, Bolivia and Cuba, among others

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Theresa May to be next British Prime Minister

2016-07-12

Prime Minister David Cameron said he will step down in two days in favor of Theresa May, a senior member of his Cabinet who will become Britain’s second female leader

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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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