#Elections

  • Article: A Record Number of US Women Are Running for Governor This Year
    Girls & Women

    A Record Number of US Women Are Running for Governor This Year

    By Chris Gelardi|May 7, 2018

    77 women are expected to run — more than double the previous record. Read more

  • Article: Will Iraq Be Next to Abolish the 'Marry Your Rapist' Law?
    Girls & Women

    Will Iraq Be Next to Abolish the 'Marry Your Rapist' Law?

    April 3, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Activists are preparing for a campaign ahead of May elections. Read more

  • Article: Zimbabwe Welcomes ‘Dawn of a New Era’ as Mugabe’s Replacement Is Sworn in
    Citizenship

    Zimbabwe Welcomes ‘Dawn of a New Era’ as Mugabe’s Replacement Is Sworn in

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 24, 2017

    President Emmerson Mnangagwa pledged to “serve all people.” Read more

  • Article: Sudanese American, Hijabi Muslim, Woman: Mazahir Salih Was Just Elected to Iowa City Council
    Citizenship

    Sudanese American, Hijabi Muslim, Woman: Mazahir Salih Was Just Elected to Iowa City Council

    By Phineas Rueckert|Nov. 8, 2017

    She announced her campaign on the day of Pres. Trump’s “Travel Ban 2.0.” Read more

  • Article: These Trans Candidates Are Making Herstory in the US
    Citizenship

    These Trans Candidates Are Making Herstory in the US

    By Phineas Rueckert|Nov. 8, 2017

    “Tonight Karma is a transgender woman, a black female Mayor, a turbaned Sikh Mayor…” Read more

  • Article: Angela Merkel Says Opening Borders to Refugees Was The Right Thing To Do — Even If It Cost Her Some Votes
    Citizenship

    Angela Merkel Says Opening Borders to Refugees Was The Right Thing To Do — Even If It Cost Her Some ...

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 28, 2017

    The German chancellor says she would make the same decisions now. Read more

  • Article: Two Venezuelan Opposition Leaders Kidnapped Overnight Following Controversial Election
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    Two Venezuelan Opposition Leaders Kidnapped Overnight Following Controversial Election

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 1, 2017

    The men’s families say President Maduro is responsible for their fate. Read more

  • Article: As Timor-Leste Heads to the Polls, Young People Are Poised to Sway the Vote
    Citizenship

    As Timor-Leste Heads to the Polls, Young People Are Poised to Sway the Vote

    July 19, 2017

    Young citizens of Timor-Leste will decide this election Read more