Political Parties



International IDEA
Gender assessment of political parties' internal regulations in Sudan
Political parties are considered gatekeepers for women’s access to political positions, as they play an important role in institutionalizing women’s inclusion in politics. Ensuring that political parties in Sudan play an active role in the...
Ms Patience Phiri
Political parties and the elusive 50/50 gender parity
Nduduzo Tshuma, Political EditorPolitical parties in Zimbabwe, the Sadc region and the continent have clauses on the need for a 50/50 gender balance but that has largely remained elusive as there is less women representation in all levels of their...
"Put women and girls at the centre of efforts to recover from COVID-19"
By Antonio Guterres,The COVID-19 pandemic affects everyone, everywhere.But it affects different groups of people differently, deepening existing inequalities.Early data indicates that the mortality rates from COVID-19 may be higher for men. But the...
Can political parties move from rhetoric to action in women’s political representation?
By Esther Tawiah,After the Beijing conference, one of the actions recommended to state parties to increase women political participation was through appointments, this they believed would address the historical deficit of women’s leadership in both...
No party to violence: Analyzing violence against women in political parties
Taking the opportunity provided by its 2017 review of political party strengthening, "Reflect, Reform, Re-engage: A Blueprint for 21st Century Parties," NDI has revised its long-standing Win With Women political party assessment tool, including by...
Gender quotas do not pose a threat to “merit” at any stage of the political process
The UK Labour Party has long utilised All-Women candidate shortlists in an aim to ensure that female representation in the House of Commons increases. This has always been controversial, however it has been responsible for a noted increase in the...

iKNOW Politics Partners Resources

Inter-Parliamentary Union
Malian MPs discuss SDGs and gender equality
International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA)
A Framework for Developing Gender Policies for Political Parties
UN Women
Moldova takes historic step to promote gender equality in politics
Gender rating of political parties of Kyrgyzstan

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