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Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Maryann Graf Von Luxburg
The Women's Campaign School (WCS) at Yale University is a non-partisan and issue neutral leadership program that gathers women from the United States and across the world for an intensive five-day training. With the aim to improve women’s political engagement, the program is designed to teach...
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Violence against women in politics
Highlighting news, interviews, resources and events on violence against women in politics
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Gloria Young
"There is no better way to add to your political worth than through training and constant capacity-building, especially for women.  Men are more willing to take on political challenges without training.  For women, it’s much more difficult to take this step or to find the courage.  So you have to...
Sunday, July 29, 2012
Electoral funding for women - Case studies in Latin America
In this document the author analyzes the legislation on political parties' electoral funding from a gender perspective in Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica, Chile, Brazil and Panama.  
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
New International IDEA Resource
30 Years of Democracy: Riding the Wave? Women’s Political Participation in Latin America. “Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, except backwards and in high heels.” This report examines the progress made in women’s participation at all levels of public and party decision making, in the...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
UN Women: UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet Visits Panama
During her visit to Panama 16-17 April, UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet will participate in the meeting of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) General Assembly. Ms. Bachelet will also meet with the President of Panama and Panamanian women’s organizations. The United Nations...
Monday, May 25, 2009
Best Practices Used by Political Parties to Promote Women in Politics
This consolidated response highlights strategies and policies that may be used in addition to gender quotas by political parties to increase the numbers of women in politics. The strategies described in this response include establishing women’s sections in political parties, providing women...
Thursday, May 21, 2009
Women and Local Democracy - Lessons from Central America
This publication draws together the experiences and lessons learnt by Central American women working on promoting gender equity in local government. Opportunities and obstacles for women presented by decentralisation are explored with reference to official mechanisms for citizens’ participation,...
Monday, April 21, 2008
Declaration of Human Rights from a Gender Perspective
This Declaration, known as a pedagogic and debate work tool, is a proposal, in permanent construction, of the Declaration of Human Rights from a Gender Perspective, that integrates the progress related to human rights since 1948. It presents the following chapters:I. Rights of identity and...
Monday, April 21, 2008
Legislative Advances Ten Years after Cairo
This Report evaluates the evolution of the Cairo Program of Action, and focuses on sexual and reproductive rights and sexual and reproductive health. It identifies and analyzes the normative progress in 20 countries in the region. It also presents issues relating to HIV/AIDS prevention and violence...
Saturday, April 19, 2008
Democratic Governance and Gender: Possible Linkages
This document analyzes the changes in Latin America and the relationship between democratic governance and the reform of gender inequality practices. It provides two sections that evaluate the concept of governance, and the reflection on the relationship between gender and institutions. It also...