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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...
By Pilar Tello Rozas and Carolina Floru Over the last two decades, important regulatory progress has been made in Latin America on the promotion of...
By Shana Kaiser and Hamza Amor The members of the new Tunisian government of national unity were sworn in on 27 August, one day after winning the...
A group of women 12 MPs from the Réseau des femmes parlementaires mauritaniennes (Network of Mauritian Women Parliamentarians/REFPAM) organized a “...
This year, International Women’s Day is devoted to Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030. Globalization and technology change are...
This year’s International Women’s Day’s theme, “Be Bold for Change”, is a call to forge a better working world - a more gender inclusive world. In...
Across the world, too many women and girls spend too many hours on household responsibilities—typically more than double the time spent by men and...
More ambitious measures and stronger political commitment are needed to enhance women’s representation in parliament and keep apace with the...
“My sister, who's a lawyer and a woman rights activist, encouraged me to run for local elections. I hesitated at first; even if women are selected,...
As countries start implementing the Sustainable Development Goals towards achieving a sustainable and gender equal future by 2030, discriminatory...
A new partnership focused on reforming gender-discriminatory laws was unveiled on February 14, 2017 at an event co-hosted by UN Women, the Inter-...
By Marie Doucey International IDEA and the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), with the support of the Swiss Confederation and...
From 27-30 November 2016, International IDEA Haiti office organized a conference for the National Federation of Women Mayors of Haiti (FENAFEMH), in...
Nepal
By Sophie Kemkhadze, UNDP Nepal Country Director Ten years have passed since Nepal ended its decade-long conflict. These last ten years have been not...
By Corinne Roberts It’s midday in one of Dili’s busiest markets. A man pushes a food-cart selling an Indonesian-style soup with spicy meatballs. In...

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