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7/14/2000 - Women in Ghana Protest Serial Murders
On July 10th hundreds of women demonstrated in front of the police headquarters in Accra, Ghana, demanding resolution to the serial murders of 25 women....

7/13/2000 - New Laws in Britain Would Increase Number of Women And Black MPs
If Britain's Labor Party succeeds in passing new laws that mandate quotas, every political party will be legally required to select women and black members of Parliament (MPs) in parliamentary seats....

6/30/2000 - Poor Economic Status Inhibits Women Contesting Political Office Across Globe
Women globally struggle to achieve their political aspirations due to obstacles such as poor economic status and patriarchal stereotypes....

6/30/2000 - Women's Vote Key in Mexico's Elections
The outcome of the Mexican presidential elections this weekend may depend on women's vote, but little from the candidates' supposedly woman-oriented dialogue will advance women's rights....

6/29/2000 - Elections in Mexico Further Threaten Women's and Gay Rights
After seventy-one years of struggle for democracy in Mexico to overthrow the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), the world's longest ruling political party with a history of corruption and economic irresponsibility, feminists and lesbian and gay rights activists face an even greater threat to their equality in Sunday's upcoming elections: the possibility of the National Action Party (PAN) coming to rule....

6/28/2000 - British Women Frustrated With Sexist Politics
Although Margaret Thatcher served as the first female Prime Minister of Britain, present day MP conservative women believe they are treated unfairly due to their sex....

6/26/2000 - Zimbabwe Women Fear Electoral Extinction
Women constitute over half of the country's population, but only 55 of the 566 candidates contesting 120 political seats are female in this year's elections....