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As Nepal goes to the polls, a push to increase women’s representation

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

With few female candidates and poorly financed campaigns, observers wait and watch to see if quotas will be enough to maintain the 33 per cent of women’s representation achieved in Nepal’s previous Constituent Assembly. More

Homemakers become changemakers in India

Monday, February 27, 2012

At a meeting of around 40 elected women representatives in Rajasthan, there is a dynamic leader who stands out amongst the large assembly of women. More

Women emerge as strong leaders during village council elections in India’s Odisha state

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Bharati Behra has great apirations for her people. As a recently elected Sarpanch or village head, she hopes to become the voice of tribals from the area. More

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