Challenges in Politics for Women in Developed Nations: Snapshot from Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg: “We’re here to stay”

Ratified in 1788, the United States Constitution was built upon the ideals of justice, liberty, and prosperity. However, women were not explicitly promised equal protection or rights by the Constitution until 1920, when the 19th Amendment guaranteed the right to vote for all citizens regardless of gender. On Friday, September 12th The Constitutional Sources Project (ConSource), The Institute for…

Local government for gender equality

Abstract: This issue of Capacity.org looks at the capacities that local governments need to address gender inequalities effectively. It look specifically at the issue of decentralization, which increases the power of local governments and, by extension, their capacity to boost gender equality. Author(s): Greijn, Heinz Source(s): , Capacity.org : a gateway for capacity development; issue…

Decentralization, women’s rights and development

Abstract: Rights-based approaches and decentralization are examined to interrogate the contemporary appeal and to discern if and how they benefit women. The conclusion reached is that advancing women’s rights cannot be left to the local level. Author(s): Beall, Jo Source(s): , 26 p., ill., tabs Published: 2007 International development research centre (IDRC)], [Ottawa (English ISBN/ISSN:…