Iranian Cleric: Women Can’t Be President. Lesotho court upholds law barring princesses from succeeding.

PSA Women and Politics Specialist Group

Surmounting all odds: Only six women make it to national and 10 to provincial … The Express Tribune If it were not for the 60 seats reserved for women, the next National Assembly would have practically been a male-dominated affair as women’s representation on general seats suffered during the 2013 elections. According to results released by the …

Princess can’t be chief – court Lesotho’s top court on Thursday upheld a law that bars princesses from succeeding their fathers as traditional chiefs, a decision activists say dealt a “serious blow” to women’s rights and gender equality. Consitutional court judge Ts’eliso Monaphathi …

Iranian Cleric: Women Can’t Be President… ABC News A member of Iran’s constitutional watchdog group insists that women cannot be presidential candidates, a report said Thursday, effectively killing the largely symbolic bids by about 30 women seeking to run in the June 14 election. Even before the…

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