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IPU: Women Wield Too Little Political Power

As the world marks International Women’s Day, a new report finds women globally wield little political power, hampering efforts to bring about positive social and economic change for women. The Inter-Parliamentary Union’s launch of its “Women in Parliament 2015: the Year in Review” report in Geneva showed women’s participation in parliament has plateaued. For the second year in a row, the Inter-Parliamentary Union says women have put in a disappointing showing. Last year, it notes the...

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