IPU Secretary General
April 25, 2017
Martin Chungong, Inter-parliamentary Union Secretary General
A Cameroonian national, Martin Chungong made double history by becoming the first-ever African and the first non-European to be elected as IPU Secretary General in the Organization’s 126-year history. With more than three decades of experience and knowledge of parliaments at national and...
April 11, 2017
Teresa Morais, Portuguese Member of Parliament and Party Leader
Teresa Morais is a Portuguese politician and jurist. She is currently Member of Parliament and Vice President of the Social Democratic Party. She previously held the position of Minister of Culture, Equality and Citizenship. Ms Morais was interviewed by iKNOW Politics on the margins of CSW61 in New...
January 12, 2017
Arjun Bahadur Thapa, Secretary General of SAARC
Contributor Uday Nagaraju met in Nepal His Excellency Arjun Bahadur Thapa, Secretary General of SAARC, and discussed SAARC’s objectives, achievements and goals in gender equality and women’s empowerment. The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is a Regional intergovernmental...
Mmamoloko Kubayi
December 5, 2016
Mmamoloko Kubayi , Member of the South African National Assembly
Mmamoloko Kubayi is a Member of the South African National Assembly and holds the position of Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Telecommunications and Postal Services. This interview was conducted during the 135th IPU Assembly in Geneva. 
November 25, 2016
Sylvia Walby, Professor of Sociology at the University of Lancaster
September 21, 2016
Alexia Manombe-Ncube, Deputy Minister: Disability Affairs of the Republic of Namibia
Hon. Alexia Manombe-Ncube talked to iKNOW Politics about the challenges and opportunities that women and physically impaired people find in politics.
September 20, 2016
Jennifer Estrada, Director of the HerStory Campaign for LitWorld and Global glow
Jennifer Estrada talked to iKNOW Politics on International Youth Day 2016 about the role of young women leaders. 
September 13, 2016
Hiba Qasas, Head of UN Women's Arab States Section
Women activists from war-torn Syria have been a "glimmer of hope" in a peace process that has been very "challenging and depressing", the head of UN Women's Arab States Section has said.  Hiba Qasas was speaking ahead of a meeting with members of the Syrian Women's Advisory Board to the UN Special...
August 25, 2016
Cecilia Tkaczyk, Former Member of the New York State Senate
TimesUnion interviews former Member of the New York State Senate, Cecilia Tkaczyk, on the topic of women in politics. Access the original interview here. What brought you into politics? In 2012 I was on the Duanesburg school board and we were getting decimated by spending cuts. I met with Sen. Hugh...