Women's Leadership

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Yemen: Female politicians targeted on social media
Yemen: Female politicians targeted on social media
With more than two hundred thousand followers on Facebook and about 54 thousand followers on Twitter, I am one of the most prominent Yemeni politicians on the ground and online. Yet not a day passes without me having to fight in the virtual world...
Gender and race differences in mayors’ experiences of violence
Gender and race differences in mayors’ experiences of violence
After national news coverage of a COVID-19 mask requirement controversy in Dodge City, Kansas in December of 2020, Mayor Joyce Warshaw received numerous threats such as “Burn in hell”; “Get murdered”; and “We’re coming for you.” Fifteen...
Homa Ahmadi, miembro fundadora de AWPLN, Nazifa Bek, presidenta de AWPLN yy Parwin Hamakr, abogada, fiscal y miembro de AWPLN durante una reunión en la sede de Red Melissa, en Atenas. EFE/Diego Sáez Papachristou
Las afganas exiliadas luchan a través de la Red de Mujeres Parlamentarias y Líderes Afganas
Para las afganas exiliadas, huir de los talibanes no significa capitular, sino resistir, y bajo este pretexto se dedican a ayudar constantemente con la reciente fundación de la Red de Mujeres Parlamentarias y Líderes Afganas (AWPLN por sus siglas en...
Seven Emirati female ministers you should know (Picture About Her)
Seven Emirati female ministers you should know
Who run the world? Emirati Women and all women.The UAE is one of the GCC’s leading countries when it comes to gender equality. Celebrated annually on 28th August, Emirati Women’s Day covers what International Women’s Day does – but specifically...
Why are the personal lives of women in politics subject to such intense scrutiny? (Picture: Elle India)
Why are the personal lives of women in politics subject to such intense scrutiny?
Fun or Power, why do we have to choose?If you’re a man in politics, you can get away with watching porn in parliament. You can be caught on camera being absurd or stupid, but you will get away with a rap on the knuckles, if that even. Recently, The...
L-R: Governors Elect Susan Kihika (Nakuru), Anne Waiguru (Kirinyaga), Fatuma Achani (Kwale), Kawera Mwangaza (Meru), Wavinya Ndeti (Machakos), Cecily Mbarire (Embu) and Gladys Wanga (Homa Bay)/CFM
Kenya: The new dawn of women in politics
The Kenyan 2022 General Elections represents a great step forward for women’s representation, albeit an incremental one. We have seen that a lot of women, both those who won and those who lost, have come forward to show that despite many decades...

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UNDP
UNDP launches ambitious plan to speed up progress on gender equality and women’s empowerment
UNDP launches ambitious plan to speed up progress on gender equality and women’s empowerment (Photo: UNDP Uzbekistan)
International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA), UNDP
Paraguay: Political training school for women leaders earns award by the global network on electoral justice
Paraguay: Political training school for women leaders earns award by the global network on electoral justice (International IDEA)
International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA), UNDP
Paraguay: Political training school for women leaders earns award by the global network on electoral justice
Paraguay: Political training school for women leaders earns award by the global network on electoral justice (International IDEA)
UN Women
Kyrgyzstan hosted the second "Women's Leadership – A Breakthrough into a New Era” National Forum
Kyrgyzstan hosted the second "Women's Leadership – A Breakthrough into a New Era” National Forum (UN Women logo)

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