Monday, 23 January 2012

Colombian Women Zoom Ahead in Politics

Unlike U.S. women, Colombian women have made great strides in the political arena in a short period of time, says Barbara Frechette in the book "Sharing Power." In this excerpt, she compares this progression to the one in the United States.

Thursday, 19 January 2012

Meghalaya, India: Where women rule, and men are suffragettes

 In the small hilly Indian state of Meghalaya, a matrilineal system operates with property names and wealth passing from mother to daughter rather than father to son - but some men are campaigning for change.