[state] women’s political participation

"The first lady of Qatar walked up to the podium in a luxury hotel banquet room and sized up the crowd of mostly wealthy businessmen. "Do not be afraid to take risks and to try," she told them. 'Think out of the box.'"
Beyrouth a abrité, les 9 et 10 juillet dernier, une rencontre des parlementaires arabes sous l’égide du Pnud.
Iraqi Women Movement Round table discussion with Representatives of the International Diplomatic missions in Baghdad, Monday June 23rd, 2008.
On Monday 3 June 2008, the Women’s Minister of the Bougainville Autonomous Government was sacked from her Cabinet position. Magdalene Toroansi was the lone voice in the Cabinet to oppose President Kabui’s signature to a mining contract with Canadian mining company, Invincible which would reopen the Panguna Mine in Central Bougainville, taking 70 per cent of the profits offshore.
Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa has appointed a Jewish woman as envoy to Washington - the first Jew in the Arab world to become an ambassador. Local human rights groups, however, raise concerns.
Une juive de Bahreïn, Houda Nounou, doit être nommée prochainement ambassadrice de son pays à Washington, une première dans les pays arabes, a indiqué samedi un responsable du royaume du Golfe.
Une femme ouzbèke emprisonnée, défenseure des droits de l'homme, remporte le Prix Martin Ennals 2008‏
Les femmes toujours marginalisées dans la politique, selon les politiciennes sénégalaises
Bahrain could be the first among several Persian Gulf states to appoint a Jewish woman as the country's ambassador to the United States.
United Arab Emirates (UAE) Submits report to Inter-Parliament Union on Gulf Cooperation Council Women Parliamentarians Meeting.
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