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Abdia Gole, 33, is a recent graduate of Business Management from one of the leading universities in Kenya, and a candidate for the upcoming County...
By Elin Falguera Today, nearly two-thirds of the world’s countries provide political parties and/or candidates with public funding, through either...
The IPU held a capacity-building workshop for staff of the Kenyan Parliament on mainstreaming gender into parliamentary work. The workshop, co-...
By Maurice Mboula Jean-Claude Didier Enguelegue As in most African countries, gender inequalities remain a major challenge to human development in...
Five years ago, the IPU adopted its Plan of Action for Gender-Sensitive Parliaments at its 127th Assembly in Quebec. Since then, the IPU has helped...
Preventing violence against women and girls (VAWG) requires more than adopting laws—they need to be effectively implemented. Parliamentarians, NGOs...
By Marie Doucey From 23 to 30 May 2017, International IDEA organized three training sessions in oratory for Haiti’s female mayors and...
Approximately 2.1 million Liberians have registered to vote in the upcoming October 2017 presidential and legislative elections, according to...
By Karen Cirillo and Jodi Hilton In the small village of Getik, Arpine Gyulumyan runs a bed and breakfast with her family. But she is also an...
Forum organized by African Union Commission and UN Women, with the support of Germany, outlines roadmap for women in governance, peace and security...
Yves Leterme, Secretary-General of International IDEA, speaks during the seminar.
Do new generations of citizens no longer support democratic values and practices? To the relief of her audience at the seminar 'Does political...
Nepal — "I am contesting the upcoming election with my headscarf on, duly following the advice of my mother-in-law. But I have offered my full...
The IPU developed both the concept and definition of gender-sensitive parliaments and has been at the forefront of supporting gender-sensitive...
UN Women will launch a publication titled “Shaping the international agenda: Raising women’s voices in intergovernmental forums” at a high-level...
Only 1.9 per cent of lawmakers are aged below 30, and 14.2 per cent below 40, and 26 per cent under 45, shows an Inter-parliamentary Union...
The IPU held several events during the first week of the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), which took place in New York...
By Luis José Consuegra Education, increased awareness on the need to have women running for political leadership positions, overcoming traditional...
New York, 20 March - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is joining forces with the Wilson Center to provide extensive data on women’s...
By iKNOW Politics Expert Rumbidzai Kandawasvika-Nhundu International Women’s Day (IWD) provides an ideal opportunity to look back on the gains made...
The number of women in executive government and in parliament worldwide has stagnated, with only marginal improvements since 2015, according to the...

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