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Twenty memorable moments from #WomenInPolitics in 2021

Sin paridad de género, cumbres como la de COP26 son una burla a la justicia climática

Honduras hace historia con la elección de Xiomara Castro como la primera mujer presidente del país

The country that has known only women PMs for 28 years of its 50-year existence, and other stories

Five brave women being silenced for challenging authoritarian leaders, and other stories

Con el impulso de sus valientes mujeres, Argentina da un paso más hacia la justicia en la atención de la salud

History made in Honduras as Xiomara Castro set to become country's first woman president, and other stories

New report reveals disturbing culture of sexism and violence against women across Parliaments in Africa, and other stories

Desde México, una lección sobre cómo tomar en serio la representación política de las mujeres

Introducing Spanish translations of #WomenLead | Presentamos la traducción al español de #WomenLead

In France, a demand for politics without space for perpetrators of sexual violence, and other stories

At COP26, Barbados PM Mia Mottley reminds world leaders that it’s high time they lead, and other stories

Libya’s first woman foreign minister becomes easy target of factional politics, and other stories

Without parity, summits like COP26 only make a mockery of climate justice, and other stories

Five things to know as Congress pledges 40 percent tickets for women in UP polls, and other stories

Veteran Israeli politician reveals sexual assault by former president and Nobel laureate, and other stories

New party in South Africa fields women in all wards in local poll - sans any quotas, and other stories

Italy’s female leaders decry woman’s sexualised statue, but male leaders don't care, and other stories

We asked Germans what Angela Merkel's leadership has meant to them. Here’s what they said.

In Ireland, ‘nasty’ newspaper article mocks MPs’ attire at party meeting, and other stories

Taliban’s all-male cabinet isn’t a surprise; the world’s sudden concern for gender representation is, and other stories

Canada again has ‘record’ number of women running but will they win, and other stories

Sweden gets another shot at fixing the representation anomaly in its politics, and other stories

In Fiji, newspaper makes scandalous claims about popular woman politician, all for opposing a bill, and other stories

In Afghanistan, women leaders fear return to a life of terror, and other stories

After "Sex For Pads" scam, Uganda's Phiona Nyamutoro raises voice for free sanitary pads for girls, and other stories

From covid denial to covid vaccines: How Samia Hassan is fixing Tanzania’s pandemic response, and other stories

How election commissions can boost women's representation in politics: Lessons from Mexico

Georgian lawmaker grabs female colleague, drags her away during debate, and other stories

No dearth of misogyny for women in German politics even after 16 years of Merkel, and other stories

In Tunisia, male MP slaps female colleague over disagreement in Parliament, and other stories

China’s Communist Party completes 100 years of keeping women on the margins, and other stories

From Brazil to India, Turkey to US, how misogyny serves as a tool for authoritarian regimes, and other stories

In Nicaragua, yet another strongman, yet another woman challenger under attack, and other stories

From fake nudes to rape threats: how gendered disinformation is deployed to push women out of politics

“This has to stop”: EU MPs slam rampant online abuse of women leaders, and other stories

From Mexico, a lesson in taking women’s political representation seriously, and other stories

In Iran, another Presidential election without women, and other stories 

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In a global first, Chile votes for constitution-makers, half of whom will be women, and other stories

How women voters in India’s West Bengal defeated a misogynistic poll campaign, and other stories

Nigeria debates measure to fix the gender skew in its politics, and other stories 

Scotland's women hope to claim their space in Parliament in May 6 polls, and other stories

How Naomi Mata'afa and her party are set to disrupt Samoa's politics, and other stories

Why women’s presence in political parties is crucial to closing the political gender gap

How a US lawmaker lost her job, then a case against news outlet that put out her nude photos, and other stories

Australia’s cabinet gets more women as under-pressure PM begins to clean up the rot, and other stories

‘We weren't part of the war, can certainly contribute to peace,’ says only woman member in critical Afghanistan summit, and other stories

Why Lathika Subhash shaved her head to draw attention to stark gender skew in India’s politics, and other stories 

In UK, seven in ten women don’t want to enter politics because of potential abuse & harassment, and other stories

A #Throwback to the deeply political origins of International Women's Day, and other stories

Australian MP Nicolle Flint to quit politics after persistent harassment and abuse, and other stories

Spain’s deputy PM faces abuse for saying gender identity bill could hurt women, and other stories

How Mahua Moitra is redefining political oratory in India, and other stories

In Merav Michaeli, Israel’s Labor Party gets a harbinger of hope, and other stories 

Equality at top of political ladder might be 130 years away at current pace, says UN report, and other stories

Why faces with red lipstick are all over social media ahead of Portugal's presidential polls, and other stories

Malta debates bill to end its poor record at women’s representation in Parliament, and other stories

Violence, threats, the devil itself: the barriers women face in Liberia’s politics, and other stories

Could an unsuccessful shopping trip help us reimagine our representative politics? A new book explores

Switzerland set to complete (just) 50 years of women's political participation, and other stories

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