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Women in politics are judged on their favourite designers, not political beliefs

Suffragette, the movie, is just out. Starring Carey Mulligan as Maud Watts, a working class washerwoman turned politically engaged freedom fighter, …

New Study Proposes 'Controversial' Way to Fix Number of Women in Politics

Better political representation is a numbers game, according to a London School of Economics report on gender inequality.<p>Despite living in an age where Hillary Clinton cracks jokes on <i>Saturday Night Live</i> and German chancellor Angela Merkel is named the most powerful politician in Europe, women still …

Despite Record Candidacy, Women Face Hurdles in Myanmar Polls

More women than ever are contesting Burma’s upcoming polls, yet their participation remains relatively low and those who are competing face …

Rwanda's first female pilot takes to the skies

Esther Mbabazi wheels her bag towards the airstairs of the Boeing 737 sitting quietly on the tarmac at Kigali International Airport. Today she'll be flying from Rwanda's capital city to Juba in South Sudan.<p>A short hop south with a flying time of around 1 hour and 20 minutes. But for Mbabazi, 26, it …

From abortion to sex work, why the state shouldn’t control women’s bodies

Behind the opposition to decriminalise both abortion and sex work lies the belief that some women are incapable of physical autonomy<p>Last week, the …