Monthly Archives: January 2014

What does women dancing in public tell us about the pulse of the citizenry during Egypt’s constitutional referendum?

Originally posted on Participation, Power and Social Change Research at IDS:
Mariz Tadros An unusual phenomenon was observed on the streets of Egypt on the first day of the constitutional referendum (14 January 2013): perfectly respectable looking Egyptian women were…

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A new woman head of state: Taking on troubles in Central African Republic

Originally posted on IntLawGrrls:
Today Catherine Samba-Panza, a businesswoman turned politician, became President of the Central African Republic. The 1st woman head of state in that country, Samba-Panza joins 2 others in Africa: President Joyce Banda of Malawi and President…

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