Women's Leadership



Around globe, women leaders rise to the pandemic challenge
By Sara Miller Llana,Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen secured the trust and love of her people.As Denmark entered one of Europe’s first lockdowns in mid-March, the nation’s youngest-ever prime minister...
It’s official: Living in a female-led country is advantageous right now
By Susan Devaney,Currently, there are only 19 female world leaders.  And yet, throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, several countries have made headlines for the notable leadership style of the women in charge. You only have to look to former...
3 keys to raising women leaders
Raising up women leaders should matter to all of us—but it requires an oft-lacking intentionality. Women make up more than half the church, and God has gifted both men and women for his glory and for his purposes. People from different...
What do Sweden and Mexico have in common? A feminist foreign policy
By Alisha Haridasani Gupta,In the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, Chris Purdy, chief executive of one of the world’s largest providers of contraceptives and family planning services, DKT International, sent out an email asking for help.The...
Women in politics in Pakistan
Numerous studies from two decades in Pakistan have indicated that what little empowerment of women we have seen till now has stemmed from the increased representation in local governments. This increase to 33 percent took place in 2001. As a result...
More women should lead Africa's coronavirus response
By Damaris Matoke-Muhia, As the race to contain one of the worst pandemics in history continues, there is an urgent need for more stringent and innovative strategies to battle COVID-19.But on the world stage, one critically important element...

iKNOW Politics Partners Resources

International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA)
Taking stock of progress on gender equality using the global state of democracy indices
UNDP gender and recovery toolkit
UN Women, Inter-Parliamentary Union
Resources on Gender-sensitive Responses to COVID-19
UN Women, Inter-Parliamentary Union
Resources on Gender-sensitive Responses to COVID-19

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