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Report: WOMEN AT THE TABLE: INSIGHTS FROM LEBANESE WOMEN IN POLITICS (UN Women)
Women at the table: Insights from Lebanese women in politics
UN Women and ESCWA conducted in-depth interviews with seven Lebanese women in politics who were all ‘first’s’ in different ways. They include the first female Minister of Interior in Lebanon and the Arab world, the first female Minister to have a child, the first female independent Member of...
Listening to women in politics: New report by UN Women and UN ESCWA tells the stories of 7 trailblazing Lebanese women in politics who have broken ‘glass ceilings’ - Photo: UN Women Lebanon / UN ESCWA
Listening to women in politics: New report by UN Women and UN ESCWA tells the stories of 7 trailblazing Lebanese women in politics who have broken ‘glass ceilings’
Beirut, 12 December 2022 – Today, UN Women and ESCWA jointly launched a report on women’s political participation entitled “Women at the Table: Insights from Lebanese Women in Politics”. The report analyses a set of seven in-depth interviews with female Lebanese political actors and...
“Their courage should give us hope and direction”: Generation Equality Action Coalition on Feminist Movements and Leadership uplifts the contributions and priorities of women human rights defenders (UN Women Logo)
“Their courage should give us hope and direction”: Generation Equality Action Coalition on Feminist Movements and Leadership uplifts the contributions and priorities of women human rights defenders
On 29 November, the Action Coalition on Feminist Movements and Leadership, together with UN Women and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, held their first official commemoration of International Women Human Rights Defenders Day to centre the voices and experiences of women human...
UN scores Nigeria low on women participation in politics (Picture: UN Logo)
UN scores Nigeria low on women participation in politics
INEC urges political parties to respect their constitutionsThe United Nations (UN) has scored Nigeria low in the area of women participation in politics.The UN Women Representative to Nigeria and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Ms. Beatrice Eyong, who spoke yesterday in...
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Experts React To Question On Prime Ministers Meeting “Because Of Their Age”
A question asked to New Zealand’s prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, to justify why she was meeting with Finland’s leader, Sanna Marin sparked debate around the world on Wednesday. The reporter asked, “[is it] just because you're similar in age and, you know, got a lot of common stuff?”...
Towards improved measures of gender inequality: An evaluation of the United Nations Development Programme’s Gender Inequality Index and a proposal (Picture: UN Women)
Towards improved measures of gender inequality: An evaluation of the United Nations Development Programme’s Gender Inequality Index and a proposal
This paper proposes replacing the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Gender Inequality Index with two new gender indexes: the Global Gender Parity Index (GGPI) and the Women’s Empowerment Index (WEI).The proposal builds on a review of concepts of gender equality in the capability...
APSR
Can’t we all just get along? How women MPs can ameliorate affective polarization in Western publics
AbstractConcern over partisan resentment and hostility has increased across Western democracies. Despite growing attention to affective polarization, existing research fails to ask whether who serves in office affects mass-level interparty hostility. Drawing on scholarship on women’s...
Politics and gender
Crisis, gender role congruency, and perceptions of executive leadership
ExtractAt a time of pandemics, international economic downturns, and increasing environmental threats due to climate change, countries around the world are facing numerous crises. What impact might we expect these crises to have on the already common perception that executive leadership is a...
From outrage to opportunity (report)
From outrage to opportunity
How to Include the Missing Perspectives of Women of All Colors in News Leadership and Coverage — a new report from Luba Kassova.From Outrage to Opportunity: How to Include the Missing Perspectives of Women of All Colors in News Leadership and Coverage is a solutions-focused sequel to the award...
CFJ-UNESCO global study: Online violence against women journalists (cover: ICFJ)
CFJ-UNESCO global study: Online violence against women journalists
With the support of UNESCO, the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) has published a groundbreaking, book-length global study on online violence against women journalists, documenting alarming trends and offering solutions to this pernicious problem. The Chilling: A global study of online...
Addressing violence against women in politics in the OSCE region: Toolkit
Addressing violence against women in politics in the OSCE region: Toolkit
Violence against women in all its forms is perceived by the OSCE as one of the most pervasive impediments to women’s full, equal and effective participation in political and public life and as a threat to human security. Yet, it is prevalent across the OSCE region, and it is especially, but not...
Gender inequality in local Irish politics highlighted in new research
Ireland: Women's voices in the Council's Chamber
UCC research, carried out on behalf of Cork City Council’s Women’s Caucus, has recommended that gender quota legislation be introduced before the next local government elections to help increase the number of female councillors around the country. Gender quotas are in place for national...

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Women at the table: Insights from Lebanese women in politics
Report: WOMEN AT THE TABLE: INSIGHTS FROM LEBANESE WOMEN IN POLITICS (UN Women)
UN Women
Listening to women in politics: New report by UN Women and UN ESCWA tells the stories of 7 trailblazing Lebanese women in politics who have broken ‘glass ceilings’
Listening to women in politics: New report by UN Women and UN ESCWA tells the stories of 7 trailblazing Lebanese women in politics who have broken ‘glass ceilings’ - Photo: UN Women Lebanon / UN ESCWA
UN Women
“Their courage should give us hope and direction”: Generation Equality Action Coalition on Feminist Movements and Leadership uplifts the contributions and priorities of women human rights defenders
“Their courage should give us hope and direction”: Generation Equality Action Coalition on Feminist Movements and Leadership uplifts the contributions and priorities of women human rights defenders (UN Women Logo)
UN Women
UN scores Nigeria low on women participation in politics
UN scores Nigeria low on women participation in politics (Picture: UN Logo)

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