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Youth Political Participation
Young people are often excluded or overlooked as political candidates. Politics is typically regarded as a space for politically experienced men, and while women are often disadvantaged in accumulating experience to run for office, young people are systematically marginalized because of their young...
Sara Mohammad Falaknaz
Sara Mohammad Falaknaz
Sara Mohammad Falaknaz is Member of the Federal National Council of the United Arab Emirates.This interview was conducted on 7 September 2021, in Vienna (Austria), during the Fifth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament.Click on the Settings button for subtitles in English, French, and Spanish.
Sahar Al-bazar
Sahar Albazar
Sahar Albazar is a Member of the Egyptian Parliament and the President of the IPU Forum of Young Parliamentarians.This interview was conducted on 6 September 2021, in Vienna (Austria), during the 13th Summit of Women Speakers of Parliament.Click on the Settings button for subtitles in English,...
Abiodun Essiet - Credits: Daily Trust
Nigeria: appointive positons serve as entry point for women in politics – Abiodun Essiet
By Rosemary BasseyAbiodun Essiet is the Special Adviser to the chairman, Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) on ICT/Civil Societies and Donor Agencies. She is a gender advocate, women leader of Nigeria Women Trust Fund (NWTF) and a public health consultant. In this interview with Daily Trust on...
Podcast: muslim women in politics - Me and my muslim friends (WUNC)
Podcast: muslim women in politics
In this continuation of a conversation from the last episode, host Yasmin Bendaas explores the challenges of being a Muslim woman in today's political landscape with Durham County Commissioner Nida Allam and grassroots organizer Leila Ali of Muslim Women For. They discuss how their activism is...
Michela Montevecchi
Michela Montevecchi is a Secretary of the Senate Presidency of Italy.This interview was conducted in March 2019 in the margins of the sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW63) in New York.
Nickocy Phillips
Nickocy Phillips is a Youth Ambassador from Trinidad and Tobago.This interview was conducted in March 2019 in the margins of the sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW63) in New York.
Training: LeadHerShip - Chwaraeteg
Training: LeadHerShip
Despite progress, women continue to be under-represented in positions of power and leadership in Government, Business, and public life. This picture is even worse for BAME women, LGBTQ+ women, disabled women, and women who experience additional inequality. We will only be able to truly address all...
Deepening Stabilization in Libya: Overcoming Challenges to Young Women's Participation in Peace Building
Deepening Stabilization in Libya: Overcoming Challenges to Young Women's Participation in Peace Building
As Libya struggles with continued political conflict and economic turmoil amid the COVID-19 pandemic, young women who want to contribute to peacebuilding, political processes, and economic reconstruction face serious obstacles. Their marginalization inhibits prospects for a sustainable peace and...
Youth Participation in Electoral Processes – Handbook for Electoral Management Bodies
Specifically designed for electoral management bodies (EMBs), this publication acknowledges the crucial role EMBs play in ensuring that all segments of the society, including youth, are empowered to fully participate in the electoral process, be as voters, candidates or officials.The handbook...

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Inter-Parliamentary Union
Young MPs for climate action: Eighth IPU Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians
MP Sahar Albazar ⓒ Parliament of Egypt
Inter-Parliamentary Union
Australia: Represent us!
Australia: Represent us! - Plan International Australia
Inter-Parliamentary Union
Guyana Parliament reaches out to youth
Guyana Parliament reaches out to youth - IPU
International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA)
International IDEA launches the "Young Women’s Democracy Academy" in Sudan
Participants of the academy during registration. Khartoum, Sudan by International IDEA.