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The iKNOW Politics Team welcomes you to our Library! We have the strong commitment of making available, for free, relevant resources and publications related to the political empowerment of women and support women politicians, practitioners, academics, experts, and the general public alike. Currently we have more than 7309 different resources, searchable below by keyword, type of resource and thematic. Interested in region or country-specific resources? Please visit our homepage and use our word map! Please send us your feedback and to connect@iknowpolitics.org. We hope you will enjoy the iKNOW Politics online library!

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Thursday, November 16, 2017
To mark the iknowpolitics.org website re-launch, the iKNOW Politics  partners invite you to a discussion on Ending Violence Against Women in Politics during the 16 days of Activism Against Gender Violence. The event will be broadcasted live on iKNOW...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
The IPU hails the appointment of four women as members of the Shura Council of Qatar, the country’s Parliament. This is the first time that women will sit on the Shura Council, which is responsible for examining government policy, drafting laws and...
Monday, November 13, 2017
Tuesday’s election of an unprecedented number of women, gender non-conforming and minority candidates was a powerful renunciation of the ugly rhetoric of Donald Trump’s campaign and misbegotten critiques of “identity politics.” Exactly one year...
Monday, November 13, 2017
Men run everything, and it’s enough already. Want to stop sexual harassment? Fix this now. There have been so many horrifying stories about male predatory behavior since the Harvey Weinstein story broke earlier this month, but one quote has truly...
Monday, November 13, 2017
The continued expansion of internet use in Kyrgyzstan has created new opportunities for young people to meaningfully participate in politics. Looking to take advantage of this new avenue for political participation, NDI partnered with Radio Azattyk...
Friday, November 10, 2017
Abstract Proportional electoral systems tend to be more beneficial for women's descriptive representation than majority systems. However, within proportional systems the gender equality of election outcomes differs, highlighting the importance of...
Friday, November 10, 2017
Description In Canadian news and information media, mens' voices still outnumber women's voices 2 to 1. There is also a growing body of research showing that the media often treats women differently than men. Women & Politics argues that an...
Wednesday, November 08, 2017
Inclusion is a foundational pillar for all state activities. It is the very purpose of parliaments. Despite trends towards a more inclusive, mobile and interdependent world, increased pressures to raise barriers between people are challenging the...
Akbar Khan Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA)
Wednesday, November 08, 2017
  iKNOW Politics contributor Uday Nagaraju met CPA Secretary-General H.E  Akbar Khan and discussed CPA’s objectives, achievements and goals in gender equality, women’s empowerment and political participation. CPA is an association of Parliaments of...
Tuesday, November 07, 2017
    Agency UNDP Title Data Management Specialist Practice Area - Job Family Democratic Governance Management Vacancy End Date 12/11/2017 Duty Station Kinshasa, Congo, The Democratic Republic Education & Work Experience I-...
Monday, November 06, 2017
7 of 18 borough mayors elected in Montreal are women, as are many city councillors and other Quebec mayors.   Yesterday, Montrealers elected a woman to be mayor for the first time.  "We have written a new page in Montreal's history books," mayor-...
Friday, November 03, 2017
On 25 October, women leaders and experts gathered at the UN Headquarters to discuss issues of masculinities, violence against women, and women’s participation in peace and justice in transitional societies. With 2 billion people across 35 countries...
Friday, November 03, 2017
In the wake of the sexual violence allegations against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, survivors across the globe and from all types of industries joined their voices to share harassment and assault stories using the hashtag #MeToo — and women in...
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
The Icelandic general elections took place last weekend. The results show that the number of women as members of parliament decreases. The last government had 47,6% women and they will now be 38,1%, of the 63 elected members. The rate has not been...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Women account for nearly half of the global population, but only one in four of the world's current politicians are female. That number goes down to less than 7% when it applies to heads of government. In an effort to understand the structural,...
Monday, October 23, 2017
New Zealand’s new prime minister is one of 13 female heads of government in the world Almost one month after voting day in New Zealand, 37-year-old Jacinda Ardern has become the country’s new prime minister. Ardern’s victory, which was a surprising...
Monday, October 23, 2017
New Zealand is set for a centre-left coalition government led by Labour head Jacinda Ardern. Ms Ardern has been opposition leader for the last three months. At 37, she is set to be the country's youngest prime minister since 1856. Her Labour Party...
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Gender quotas aim to increase women’s parliamentary representation. However, the effectiveness of quotas varies. This article explores this issue further by examining the case of Poland, where gender quotas were introduced in 2011. The Polish case...
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Application deadline31/10/2017  LocationStockholm, Sweden  Send application  Context As a member of the Senior Management team, the Executive Director provides leadership, guidance and strategic planning in the development and implementation...
Thursday, October 19, 2017
  Location : home based Application Deadline : 30-Oct-17 (Midnight New York, USA) Time left : 11d 13h 36m Type of Contract : Individual Contract Post Level : International Consultant Languages Required : English   Starting...
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Why are women still under-represented in politics? Can we speak of democracy when women are not fully included in political decision-making? Some argue that we are on the right track to full gender equality in politics, while others talk about women...
Monday, October 09, 2017
"I can't believe we just put the biggest crack in that glass ceiling yet... if there are any girls out there that stayed up late to watch - I may become the next woman president, but one of you is next." The words of Hillary Clinton on becoming the...
Yury Fedotov Yury Fedotov, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna and Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
Monday, October 09, 2017
1. How do you explain the low representation of women in top leadership positions in intergovernmental organizations? This is a complex, systemic problem, and the contributing factors are many. It may be true that there is generally a smaller...
Friday, October 06, 2017
Islamabad: To enhance political participation of women with disability (WWD), participants of a roundtable discussion stressed for concrete measures to ensure issuance of national identity cards to WDDs and voter’s registration besides making...
Friday, October 06, 2017
Monrovia - UN Women Liberia country representative, Marie Goreth Nizigama has frowned the under representation of women across Liberia’s governance structure. Madam Nizigama believes this participation can be impactful if priority is given to female...
Wednesday, October 04, 2017
LIMA – Peru’s Second Vice President, Mercedes Araoz, an economist by training, was sworn in on 17 September 2017 as the new head of the Council of Ministers –known as the prime minister–, formed by 13 members of the cabinet and headed to date by...
Monday, October 02, 2017
Co-organized by iKNOW Politics and International Gender Champions, this Facebook Live discussion brought together a diverse panel of Geneva-based Gender Champions who shared their experiences and views on the role of male champions in promoting...
Friday, September 29, 2017
One-third of the MPs in Tanzania’s parliament are women, making it one of global leaders on women’s representation. The Tanzania Women’s Parliamentary Group (TWPG), a women’s parliamentary caucus, collaborated with the IPU on advancing gender...
Friday, September 29, 2017
African advocates, pioneers, and thought leaders of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda, together with the Norwegian Foreign Minister Børge Brende, took stock of the achievements and challenges for women building sustainable peace on the continent...
Friday, September 29, 2017
The head of Tonga's Civil Society Forum says getting more women into parliament is everyone's responsibility and it is time for more gender balance in Tongan politics. Siale 'Ilolahia says the early election in November is an opportunity for Tongan...
Friday, September 29, 2017
This report synthesises findings from an eleven month qualitative research project (August 2016 - June 2017), carried out by Social Development Direct and Forcier Consulting, and funded by the Research and Evidence Division (RED) within the UK...
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Co-organized by iKNOW Politics and International Gender Champions, this Facebook Live discussion will bring together a diverse panel of Geneva-based Gender Champions who will share their experiences and views on the role of male champions in...
Monday, September 25, 2017
NAIROBI, Sept 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Buoyed by record gains in last month's elections, Kenyan activists say they hope the nation's top court will enforce women's right to better political representation, following a surprise decision to...
Dr Khalid Koser Executive Director of the Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund (GCERF)
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Dr Khalid Koser, Executive Director of the Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund (GCERF) and International Gender Champion, gives us insight on how to engage men to work side by side with women on closing the gender gap in top leadership...
Michael Møller Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Michael Møller, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva and International Gender Champion, talks to us about the role and responsibility of men leaders in advancing women's leadership in international organizations and gives us...
Doreen Bogdan-Martin Chief of ITU’s Strategic Planning and Membership Department
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Doreen Bogdan-Martin, Chief of ITU’s Strategic Planning and Membership Department and most senior-ranked woman at ITU, tells us about successful strategies in engaging male champions to work alongside women in shifting the gender disparity in...
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Across the world, women are using information and communication technologies (ICTs) to support rights agendas, tell their own stories and challenge emerging issues in regard to access, women’s voices and violence. We can use ICTs for social,...
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
The Regional Meeting of Young Parliamentarians of Africa will take place on 27 and 28 September 2017 at the National Assembly of Nigeria in Abuja. Jointly organized by the IPU and the Parliament of Nigeria, its theme is Empowering youth: Enhancing...
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
By Azmina Dhrodia, Researcher, Technology and Human Rights  “I’ve had death threats, I’ve had people tweeting that I should be hung if ‘they could find a tree big enough to take the fat bitch’s weight’… I’ve had rape threats…and n*gger, over and...
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
The secretary general of the Pacific Islands Forum Dame Meg Taylor wants to put more effort into empowering women leaders.  The PACNEWS agency reports Dame Meg, whose first term in the role finishes in December, says she hasn't done enough to...

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