Politics

Women Leaders
North Macedonia elects first woman president as center-left incumbents suffer historic losses
https://apnews.com/article/north-macedonia-election-corruption-european-union-bulgaria-ac12182171ed7d46f160feeb469c7aa4
Society
Marjorie Taylor Greene defiant after failing to remove House Speaker Mike Johnson
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-68981084
Women Leaders
‘I can rise above expectations’: the woman breaking barriers in Pacific politics
https://www.theguardian.com/world/article/2024/may/08/cathy-nori-solomon-islands-mp-election-parliament
Society
IFJ launches gender-responsive guidelines to cover EU elections
https://www.ifj.org/media-centre/news/detail/category/rewriting-the-story-gender-media-and-politics/article/ifj-launches-gender-responsive-guidelines-to-cover-eu-elections
Women Leaders
Women have made major advances in politics — but the world is still far from equal
https://ourworldindata.org/women-political-advances
Society
Pregnant women in Missouri can’t get divorced. Critics say it fuels domestic violence
https://www.npr.org/2024/05/03/1247838036/divorce-pregnant-women-missouri-abortion-marriage-abuse
Women Leaders
Liz Truss’s husband feared her stint as prime minister ‘would end in tears’, new book reveals
https://uk.news.yahoo.com/liz-trusss-husband-feared-her-105631242.html?guccounter=1
Women Leaders
A Quebec mayor opens up about the ‘shocking’ threats politicians are facing
https://globalnews.ca/news/10464815/quebec-politicians-threats-bill-57-catherine-fournier/
Society
Canada, Manitoba to develop Red Dress Alert for missing Indigenous women and girls
https://vancouver.citynews.ca/2024/05/03/manitoba-red-dress-alert-missing-indigenous-women/
Health
Alberta government aims to address gaps in women’s health care with $26M injection
https://www.cbc.ca/amp/1.7193354
Women Leaders
How Susie Wiles became the most admired and feared political operative nobody has ever heard of
https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2024/04/26/susie-wiles-trump-desantis-profile-00149654
Gender equality
Arizona governor’s signing of abortion law repeal follows political fight by women lawmakers
https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/arts-and-life/life/health/2024/05/03/arizona-governors-signing-of-abortion-law-repeal-follows-political-fight-by-women-lawmakers