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Shukria Barakzai
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Voices of strong Afghan women must not be extinguished
Geneva, 17 November 2014 The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) has today condemned the attack on Afghan woman MP Shukria Barakzai on 16th November and once again urged authorities in the country to do more to ensure the voices of women political...
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Vacancy: Feasibility study on the creation of a global online library on gender responsive judicial decisions
  Background Introduction The Convention on the Elimination Of All forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) is the frame of reference for shaping national constitution-making, reviews and interpretation in ways that are gender responsive....
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Venezuelan Opposition Leader to Receive 2014 IFES Democracy Award
The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) will honor Venezuelan opposition leader and Congresswoman Maria Corina Machado with its 2014 Charles T. Manatt Democracy Award. Machado has been the target of numerous unproven accusations by...
Friday, October 11, 2013
Vacancy: INTERNATIONAL CONSULTANT TO CONDUCT TRAININGS OF WOMEN AND YOUTH ON PEACEBUILDING AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN SOUTH SUDAN
INTERNATIONAL CONSULTANT TO CONDUCT TRAININGS OF WOMEN AND YOUTH ON PEACEBUILDING AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN SOUTH SUDAN Location : Juba/Home based, SOUTH SUDAN Application Deadline : 18-Oct-13 Additional Category Democratic Governance Type of...
Friday, August 30, 2013
Vanuatu creates reserved seats for women on municipal councils
Vanuatu’s Parliament has passed legislation providing for reserved seats for women in the country’s Municipal Councils. The amendment to the Municipalities Act, which was passed with unanimous support among MPs, provides that one seat in every ward...