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How to get women to the top? Set quotas, says UK campaigner Cherie Blair

Belinda Goldsmith

As a young, ambitious British lawyer, Cherie Blair was firmly against imposing quotas to help advance women's careers but 30 years later she is happy to admit she was wrong

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Georgia Edges Towards More Equal Parliament


Politicians seem prepared to consider a measure that would guarantee women a quarter of seats in the legislature

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LSE study calls for gender quotas to place women in positions of power


Academics’ report proposes quotas for senior positions in range of sectors including politics, economy, law, media, culture and communications

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New Australia Cabinet Features First Female Defense Minister


Australia swore in its first female defense minister, Senator Marise Payne, who will oversee open-ended military engagements in two countries

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Strategic planning of Task Force group for Women's Political Participation


The group are discussing its legislative amendment on introducing gender quotas as a temporary measure for increasing the number of women in parliament of Georgia

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Blazing trails, first Roma women elected to local council in Moldova


Overcoming barriers on account of both gender and ethnicity, two ethnic Roma women ran for local office for the first time

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Number of women leaders around the world has grown, but they’re still a small group

Lauren Kent

There are currently 18 female world leaders, including 12 female heads of government and 11 elected female heads of state (some leaders are both, and figurehead monarchs are not included)

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Julia Gillard says Australia has gone backwards in political gender gap


Former prime minister says Australia has slid in global rankings ‘as other nations have gone ahead’ and both major parties need to boost women in their ranks

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Tasmania announces gender equality plan to have 50% women on boards


Membership of government boards and committees should be at least 50% female by 2020, says minister for women Jacquie Petrusma

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