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Wednesday, October 02, 2019
Here are the most gender-balanced cabinets in the world today
There are currently 22 gender-balanced cabinets, of which 14 have at least 50% of women ministers.  Women continue to be under-represented globally in political leadership positions. Data from UN Women and the Inter-parliamentary Union’s 2019 Women...
Monday, August 12, 2019
The Role of Political Parties in Promoting Women in Politics
Background In most countries, political parties are the primary and most effective structure through which women become politically engaged and get elected. Political parties’ practices, policies, and values can have a deep impact on women’s...
Friday, October 26, 2018
Gender parity cabinets are on the rise
In October 2018, the highest number of gender parity cabinets was achieved. Six out of the current ten gender-balanced cabinets were formed in 2018.    In January 2014, UN Women and the Inter-parliamentary Union (IPU) reported only three countries...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Ethiopia's new Cabinet 50 percent women, including defense
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia's new Cabinet is now a record 50 percent female, including the country's first woman defense minister, after lawmakers on Tuesday unanimously approved the nominations put forward by reformist Prime Minister Abiy...
Friday, September 28, 2018
Gender Responsive Assemblies Toolkit
The Gender-Responsive Assembly Toolkit is intended for all actors that drive change within organizations, including Director-/Secretary-Generals, Secretariats, Member States, civil society and staff. We undertake to uphold common standards for...
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Gender-Responsive Assemblies – An agenda for concrete action
As #Metoo snowballs into a global movement, there is a growing awareness of the importance of gender parity in all human activities. Assemblies are an important part of the work of any international organization. They set strategic direction and...
Friday, September 07, 2018
International Gender Champions - Geneva 3rd Focal Points meeting
International Gender Champions is a leadership network that brings together female and male decision-makers determined to break down gender barriers and make gender equality a working reality in their spheres of influence.  As of this writing, the...
Monday, July 30, 2018
Colombia shatters glass ceiling with gender-equal cabinet
Colombia is to get its first female interior minister with women heading other key ministries including justice and energy By Anastasia Moloney BOGOTA, July 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Half of Colombia's cabinet ministers will be women when...
Thursday, June 07, 2018
Women hold at least half of ministerial positions in these countries
List as of 7 June 2018. Spain joins a handful of countries where women hold at least half of ministerial portfolios. 1. Spain The new government of Spain includes 11 women ministers and five men in addition to Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez. After the...
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
Majority of women in charge of new Spanish government
Spain's new Socialist government announced Wednesday a female-dominated Cabinet, including women appointed to key positions overseeing the national economy, finance and defense. The new government includes 11 female ministers and five men, as well...
Monday, April 16, 2018
To achieve gender equality in politics, men must do more
By Caroline Hubbard and Tim Shand The emergence of the #MeToo movement has led to an increase in the global dialogue on the problem of sexual violence and harassment, but there are still sectors where the conversation lags behind. Violence impacts...
Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Statement of UNDP's Administrator on International Women’s Day 2018
Theme: “The Time is Now: Rural and Urban Activists Transforming Women’s Lives” Women’s movements dominate today’s global conversation. From #MeToo and #TimesUp spotlighting sexual harassment and abuse, to #NiUnaMenos, the not one less movement...
Thursday, March 01, 2018
Malawi: Involve women in decision-making
Lilongwe — Norwegian Ambassador to Malawi, Kikkan Haugen has challenged political parties in the country to provide conducive environment for women participation in decision making positions. He was speaking Monday during a 50-50 Campaign Media...
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Norbert Mao
Norbert Mao is the President of the Democratic Party of Uganda. In this interview, he shares his experience in pushing for measures to boost women's participation in politics.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Monica Mutsvangwa
Monica Mutsvangwa is a Senator in Zimbabwe and Chair of the Women's Parliamentary Caucus.
Monday, February 12, 2018
Video: Curious to learn how Male Champions can support women's leadership and political participation?
We recently teamed up with International Gender Champions in organizing an e-Discussion on the role of Male Champions in helping advance women's leadership and political participation. Watch this video for some great advice from UN Geneva, GCERF and...
Thursday, February 08, 2018
Lebanon Campaigns for More Women in Parliament
BEIRUT — In a country where women occupy only three percent of the parliament seats, Lebanon's first women's affairs minister — a man — is supporting a campaign to attract more women politicians. The government's decision to appoint him as women's...
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Briefing on Women’s Political Participation: Global Tools, Trends and Challenges
A Briefing Series Inspired by Sustainable Development Goal #5: “Achieve Gender Equality and Empower All Women and Girls” Join Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Tex.) and the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) for the third event...