#Politics

  • Article: Women Now Make Up 50% of the New South Wales Shadow Cabinet in Historic First
    Girls & Women

    Women Now Make Up 50% of the New South Wales Shadow Cabinet in Historic First

    By Madeleine Keck|July 9, 2019

    Women will also hold three of the party’s four most senior positions. Read more

  • Article: Australia Appoints an Indigenous Person as Minister for Indigenous Affairs for the First Time
    Citizenship

    Australia Appoints an Indigenous Person as Minister for Indigenous Affairs for the First Time

    By Madeleine Keck|June 3, 2019

    Ken Wyatt has also become the first Indigenous member of cabinet in Australia’s history. Read more

  • Article: India Elects a Record-Breaking Number of Women to Parliament
    Girls & Women

    India Elects a Record-Breaking Number of Women to Parliament

    May 24, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Women will make up about 15% of the lower house of parliament — less than the global average. Read more

  • Article: The Most Captivating Photos From 2018's Devastating and Inspiring Moments
    Citizenship

    The Most Captivating Photos From 2018's Devastating and Inspiring Moments

    By Daniele Selby  and  Olivia Kestin|Dec. 20, 2018

    These stunning images reflect the year's ups and downs, but give us hope for 2019. Read more

  • Article: A New Book About Winnie Mandela Changes Perspectives of Her Controversial Legacy
    Girls & Women

    A New Book About Winnie Mandela Changes Perspectives of Her Controversial Legacy

    By Thato Mahlangu|Dec. 20, 2018

    “The public sphere isn’t safe for women — certainly not women like Winnie.” Read more

  • Article: Australian Aid Saves Lives — But We Need to Do More
    Finance & Innovation

    Australian Aid Saves Lives — But We Need to Do More

    By Madeleine Keck|Dec. 18, 2018

    It is time Australia increased our ODA spending to 0.7%. Read more

  • Article: What Brazil's New President Means for Poverty, Inequality, and More
    Citizenship

    What Brazil's New President Means for Poverty, Inequality, and More

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 29, 2018

    “This is a complete earthquake in Brazilian political history.” Read more

  • Article: Female Politician Delivers Amazing Clapback After Sexist Comments in Parliamentary Hearing
    Girls & Women

    Female Politician Delivers Amazing Clapback After Sexist Comments in Parliamentary Hearing

    By Madeleine Keck|Oct. 28, 2018

    An "Office for Men"? It’s called Parliament. Read more