female politicians

10 Countries That Have Elected Women Into The Highest Office

This week, Brazil got its first female president, Dilma Rousseff, who was formerly the energy secretary and chief of staff to President Luiz Inácio da Silva. Taking 56 percent of…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Today’s Lady News: Rabbi Bans Women From Running In Local Elections

The chief rabbi of the Elon Moreh settlement in the West Bank has banned women from running in local elections, writing in a newspaper that they can be represented through…

Jessica Wakeman |

Do You Really Care Who Does Hillary Clinton’s Makeup?

Oh, for crying out loud. Hillary Clinton is the Secretary of State, a big and important job in which the president actually listens to what she has to say. So…

Jessica Wakeman |

Would We Still Have War If Women Ran The World?

If you missed The New York Times Magazine’s excellent “Saving the World’s Women” edition focusing on the issues facing women in the developing world, don’t fret! You can still read…

Jessica Wakeman |