Focus Areas

Advocacy and lobbying are activities that represent and promote the needs of specific groups in political and...
The right to vote and the right to stand for election are two fundamental elements of democracy. Notably, many...
In the 20th century, one of the greatest changes to democracy around the world was women’s participation in po...
When women are empowered as political leaders, coun­tries experience higher standards of living, and positive...

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Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 16:20
Tunisia’s parliament has approved a bill aimed at ending “all violence against women” in a move welcomed by rights groups.The new law, which is expected to enter into force next year, defines violence against women as “any physical, moral, sexual or... Read more
Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 12:23
Not one of Papua New Guinea’s 111 MPs will be female when the 10th parliament sits next month despite a record number of women candidates standing in the country’s chaotic general election.One-term MP and Minister for Religion, Youth and Community... Read more
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 10:55
Paula Sherriff tries her best not to be paranoid, or let it get in the way of her work as an MP. But, ever since her friend and colleague Jo Cox was murdered in the street a few miles from where Sherriff lives, she has found threats of... Read more
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 15:43
SANTIAGO, Chile — No one relished the milestone more than President Michelle Bachelet of Chile.For a few years, she and two other female leaders presided over much of South America, representing more than half of the continent’s... Read more


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