The 51%

U.S. mid-terms: Record number of women running and winning primaries

In this edition, we take a look at how progressive female candidates in the U.S. are dominating a slate of Democratic primaries giving Georgia the first black woman to ever be nominated for governor by a major political party as America heads towards mid-term elections. Also, how the Philippines is moving closer to allowing divorce despite opposition from its president and others in the predominantly Catholic country.


Plus while the Spanish law on gender violence is one of the most advanced legislation of its kind, courts rarely issue harsh sentences causing much anger among women activists.

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