TOP 5 posts on women in international politics in 2016

What interested you most in 2016? Here is the list of the most popular posts on this blog published in the last year.   #5 Impeachment of Dilma Roussef or a staggering giant The Olympic Games in Brazil were supposed … Continue reading TOP 5 posts on women in international politics in 2016

“When they go low, we go high”: Michelle Obama, Sarah Hurwitz and a story of successful speech writing

Although the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia was all about Hillary Clinton, it was Michelle Obama who stole the show. Her stirring speech quickly became viral on the Internet, making it to the top 3 subjects of the convention. Barack … Continue reading “When they go low, we go high”: Michelle Obama, Sarah Hurwitz and a story of successful speech writing

2016, women and political leadership – female heads of state and heads of government

For 2017 data click here. Following the last year post about the state of female leadership in highest political offices in the world, here you can find a freshly updated list of women who are heads of state or heads … Continue reading 2016, women and political leadership – female heads of state and heads of government

Does a high percentage of women in the parliament mean a greater gender equality for a country? A quick look on numbers

Women in national parliaments are important actors of change. They bring new perspectives regarding political issues (their effectiveness has been proven over all in themes of peace-building and poverty’s reduction), give more visibility to women in decision-making process and modify … Continue reading Does a high percentage of women in the parliament mean a greater gender equality for a country? A quick look on numbers

Why this blog

Some leaders are born women (Geraldine Ferraro) Welcome to this blog, a space meant to gather and analyse information about women as political leaders and especially a small and very badly known group of First Ladies. Since some decades we can observe … Continue reading Why this blog