A fascinating and really unmissable series of interviews, The Observer’s New Review spoke to female politicians including ‘Buddhist-feminist’ Bangkok senator Rosana Tositrakul, Afghan MP and women’s rights acitivist Fawzia Koofi and Brazil’s culture minister Marta Suplicy.

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Are the obstacles faced by female politicians unique to British political culture? Or do women around the world experience something similar when they break into male-dominated elites, and might they have useful insights to offer?  The Observer’s New Review set out to talk to women politicians worldwide about their experiences in power, with thought-provoking results. Read more: The Observer.