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Monthly archives for March, 2016

March is for : International women’s day

March is for : International women’s day

On the 8th of March International Women’s Day is celebrated. How come such an important day, which is meant to give visibility to women’s accomplishments, has become so commercial ?

What are the roles of Polish women in politics? 

What are the roles of Polish women in politics? 

Last year’s parliamentary elections introduced a record number of women to the Polish Parliament, as well as the third female Prime Minister. However the Polish political scene still remains dominated by men, and the idea of female politicians as “puppets” is widely talked about.

Czech Republic: Politics remains a male domain

Czech Republic: Politics remains a male domain

Although nearly one hundred years have passed since women gained the right to vote, their representation in Czech politics remains low and has hardly increased. Are women less interested in politics? Are they less qualified or competent than their male counterparts? Or is it that women face hidden obstacles, a form of glass ceiling?

Interview with Joanna Maycock on failing leadership in Europe and w...

Joanna Maycock, Secretary General of the European Women’s Lobby (EWL) talks about her position, feminism in Europe and women in political decision-making roles.

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