The beginning of a new year is always a good occasion to take stock of the previous twelve months. Here are thus the most popular posts of 2015 in a reverse order. #5 Will the next UN Secretary General be a woman? … Continue reading TOP 5 posts on women in international politics in 2015
After centuries of colonialism and various bloody coups and wars that followed after, one of the most difficult challenges of many African countries today is to build stable political structures and to impose long-lasting peace within their territory’s boarders. This … Continue reading Africa – political empowerment of women on the march
Her father, Park Chung-Hee, ruled South Korea with an iron fist for eighteen years (1961 – 1979). 34 years later, Park Geun-Hye won democratic elections and became the first female President of the country, usually known for being hostile to … Continue reading Park Guen-Hye presidency – a wind of change for the Korean Peninsula?
(The presented chronology indicates solely national (and not regional) adquisions of voting rights by women in the world.) From the end of the 19th century until 1920 Voting rights granted for women in several European and English-speaking countries, as well … Continue reading Chronology of female suffrage in the world
“I felt I had let down so many millions of people, especially the women and girls who had invested their dreams in me” Hillary Clinton commented in those words her defeat in 2008. Today she is preparing for a new … Continue reading Being a woman and a candidate to the White House – the beginning of Hilary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign
I was once told that this Day played an important role in the choice of my name. When I was born, my mother still did not know how to call me and at that time, fathers were not allowed into … Continue reading Women’s Day – from political propaganda to the promotion of women’s rights
Many specialists on the First Ladyship’s question agree that a First Lady embodies the model of womanhood that currently dominates in her country. If this statement can be argued as to its global application, it seems however that it fits … Continue reading Afghanistan’s new First Lady – a positive change for women?