Women in the News Newsletter | January 15, 2016 - January 28, 2016

Thursday, January 28, 2016
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What's New at NDI Gender, Women and Democracy (GWD):


We believe that violence should never be the cost of politics, and we're working to put that belief in practice. Check out our newest initiative focused on tackling Violence Against Women in Politics, and stay tuned for more news about our upcoming event on the issue. Share your views and join our conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #NotTheCost.

Asia and the Pacific


Asia's New Self-Made Women In Politics (Video) >>


Nitish Kumar Keeps Another Poll Promise To Women: 35% Job Reservation >>

Marshall Islands

Hilda Heine Elected Marshalls President >>


Year of the Matriarch: Taiwan's Tsai Prepares to Join Clinton and Merkel in Pantheon of World's Most Influential Women (Opinion) >>


Women's Groups Hope Tsai's Election Will Promote Gender Equality >>


Taiwan's First Female President Has Sparked a Revolution - and She's Just Getting Started (Opinion) >>

Central and Eastern Europe


Bulgarian Ombudsman: Gender Equality Law to Guarantee Women's Representation >>


Government Adopts National Strategy for Gender Equality >>

Central and West Africa


Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf - 10 Years in Office (Video) >>



No articles this week.

Latin America and the Caribbean


Anti-Elections Protests Intensify in Port-au-Prince Ahead of Sunday's Runoffs >>


The Fight for Women's Rights in Peru (Opinion) >>

Middle East and North Africa


How Has the Egyptian Revolution Impacted Its Young Women? (Blog) >>

Southern and East Africa


No articles this week

North America and Western Europe


Fianna Fail Activist Challenges Law on Electoral Gender Quotas >>


Abused and Beaten: MPs Need Help Against Violent Public >>


Who Are the 5 Gutsy Women Challenging Male Politicians to be the Next London Mayor? >>


Hillary Clinton Supporters: It is OK to Care About Gender on the Ballot (Opinion) >>


Virginia Senate Passes Equal Rights Amendment >>

Global Policy

Economic Participation

A Push for Gender Equality at the Davos World Economic Forum, and Beyond>>

Gender Equality

2016 Needs More Feminism (Opinion)>>

Women Leaders

Making History in 2016: Women to Watch in the UN Secretary-General Race (Blog) >>

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