The measure of women's political advancement isn't the number of female leaders, but the changes they make to everyday women's lives.
A new bill that would legalize abortion in Argentina has spurred surprise debate on the gender pay gap, parental leave and political representation. Will Argentinean women finally get their due?
Getting to the White House would mean overcoming issues of race and gender.
Canadian women are under-represented in politics and are hesitant to run for office for myriad reasons. Here's what needs to be done, especially at the municipal level, to get more women in office.
Ireland was quick to elect a woman member of parliament, but it's been slow going thereafter.
Not everyone won the vote in 1918, and not everyone is living their best life now.
If ever there was a time to think seriously about whether parliament represents the people, it's now.
The international media and her supporters continue to hoist Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf up as the matron of African women's rights. But she does not deserve this title.
Faced with the prospect of constant online attack, why would anyone want to get into politics?
Even in egalitarian Europe, female politicians must battle gender stereotypes, biased media coverage, and entrenched power.
It was a vintage year for women's visibility, but that's not necessarily a good thing.
Women remain systemically underrepresented at the top levels of Australia's most powerful institutions – including the media, universities, government, judiciary and corporate sector.
The words we use to describe male and female leaders are a good guide to our deeply held sexist assumptions.
There have been efforts to include women in West Bank politics, but they've fallen short. Activists are trying to change things.
Are quotas the best way to challenge sexism and discrimination in politics and workplaces?
Australia is lagging behind other countries in adopting practical measures to achieve gender balance in public decision-making.
Hillary Clinton’s political success has been partially due to a willingness to conform to certain journalistic expectations about gender.
When a woman takes power and dares to raise her voice, the response is all too telling.
Certain voting blocs will rally around the idea of electing the first woman president. Others, not so much.
After the party leadership contest came to an abrupt end, the home secretary is to become the country's second woman leader.