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All Posts Tagged With: "International Women’s Day"

Women in Iraq make unprecedented gains at the polls

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Women in Iraq make unprecedented gains at the polls

According to Iraq's 2005 constitution, women are granted a quarter of the seats in the nation's 325-member parliament. Iraq remains a male-dominated society, but women have made significant progress in the post-conflict society. The parliamentary elections were held the day before International Women's Day. Read what politicians are saying about gender.

Posted: March 8, 2010 16:04   Comments: 3
People around the world honor International Women’s Day

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People around the world honor International Women’s Day

Today is International Women's Day, an event that has been celebrated around the world for almost a century. For more on gender issues, Daljit Dhaliwal interviews Anne Marie Goetz of the U.N. Development Fund for Women. And Jason Overdorf reports for our partner GlobalPost on how class differences influence attitudes about gender in Delhi.

Posted: March 8, 2010 16:01   Comments: 2
Liberian summit celebrates African women with laughter

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Liberian summit celebrates African women with laughter

Worldfocus correspondent Lynn Sherr is in Monrovia, Liberia, reporting on how the country is faring following its long civil war. She writes about attending the lively International Colloquium on Women.

Posted: March 9, 2009 12:46   Comments: 6
Global communities mark International Women’s Day

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Global communities mark International Women’s Day

Sunday marked International Women’s Day, recognizing economic, political and social achievements of women. Amid celebrations worldwide, from Cameroon to Chile, there were also discussions of continuing gender-based violence and inequality.

Posted: March 9, 2009 11:04   Comments: 0

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