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Monday, July 07, 2014
Bringing HOPE to women's empowerment in the Balkans
On May 27, the National Democratic Institute hosted the 2014 HOPE Fellows for a presentation titled, “When Legislation is Not Enough: Addressing Gaps in Implementation of Kosovo’s Laws on Gender Equality.” Speaking directly to the topic of realizing...
Friday, May 30, 2014
Week of women empowers emerging leaders in Kosovo
Kosovo’s first woman mayor, Mimoza Kusari-Lila of Gjakova, thinks that politics is a bit like riding a bicycle. You shouldn’t look down, but concentrate on the road ahead. “When you run for office, you shouldn’t focus on bumps and obstacles in the...
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
2014 Madeleine Albright Lunch celebrates women's political and economic empowerment
Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) delivered the keynote address at NDI’s May 19 Madeleine K. Albright Grant luncheon, encouraging people to “dare the difference” through the three “L’s” of women’s...
Sunday, May 18, 2014
Madeleine K. Albright Luncheon: Advancing women in politics: gateway to economic empowerment
NDI Chairman Madeleine K. Albright, the former U.S. Secretary of State, was the founding vice-chairman of NDI before her election as chairman of the Institute in January 2001. NDI established the Madeleine K. Albright Grant to recognize the...
Friday, July 12, 2013
Journalists seek to avoid gender stereotypes in Burkina Faso
A free press, crucial to any democracy, plays a significant role in shaping public attitudes.  It can reinforce voter stereotypes about certain types of candidates, or it can help dispel the kinds of opinions that for many years in many places have...