Government some czech women

Duration: 6min 33sec Views: 168 Submitted: 21.07.2020
Category: Vintage
After almost two years of total exclusion from the government, some Czech women feel the time has come to break into the old boys' club. When Prime Minister Milos Zeman formed a cabinet composed entirely of men in the summer of , women in politics complained for a while, but still hoped their time would come. But their frustration has deepened in recent weeks with Mr. Zeman's announcement that he will replace five ministers with another set of men because ''male candidates appear to be better experts than women. Zeman's Social Democratic Party. On second thought, she opted for a different form of retaliation: she announced that she would form her own shadow cabinet -- composed entirely of women.

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Women in this part of the world have had the right to vote since the first Czechoslovak Constitution was approved a century ago. Why is that? And how likely is change in this regard? Though it is often said that there are more women involved in politics at local level in the Czech Republic, in Parliament the level of female participation rarely climbs above a fifth of all legislators. So the number is changing a bit. There had to be a certain number of women, and not only women but also workers and so on and so on. There was free competition within parties and of course it was less favourable for women.

Category:Women government ministers of the Czech Republic

When Zuzana Caputova rode a wave of outrage over the murder of a journalist to become president of Slovakia in March, many progressives in neighbouring Czech Republic looked on with envy. After all, the year-old environmental lawyer had risen from obscurity to defeat populists and nationalist rivals — all men. Despite a growing tide of activism among younger Czech women, gender equality campaigners say women still face a struggle to make much of a mark in Czech public life. In fact, when Marketa Adamova was elected leader of the conservative Top 09 party in late November, she became only the second-ever female leader of a Czech parliamentary party.
The NAP was developed through a participatory process that involved the Government Council for Gender Equality, which consisted of representatives from the government, academia and civil society, and several ministries, including the Ministries of Defense; Foreign Affairs; and Interior. The NAP has seven overarching goals that address balanced representation of women and men in decision-making positions; reconciliation between work and private life; education and training; international cooperation for the promotion of the WPS Agenda; dignity and integrity of women; current challenges for the implementation of the WPS Agenda; and institutional support for gender equality. Each objective has corresponding actions, indicators, and coordinating entities.