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Thursday, September 24, 2020
Female voices 'drowned out' in reporting on Covid-19, report finds
Women’s voices have been “worryingly marginalised” in reporting of the coronavirus, partly due to the war-like framing of the pandemic, according to a report analysing stories across six countries. Each woman’s voice in...
Friday, September 18, 2020
UN General Assembly 75: In a Pandemic World, Where Does Gender Equality Fit In?
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to hold the world hostage, global leaders will gather at the largest annual inter-governmental meeting for the first time ever in a virtual session. The 75th session of the United...
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Governance Statistics in the COVID-19 Era: A Praia City Group Guidance Note
This Guidance Note builds on the detailed recommendations made in the first ever global, member-state led Handbook on Governance Statistics published in early 2020 by the Praia Group on Governance Statistics. One major...
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Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Webinar on Women’s Leadership in Times of Crisis
Hosted by the CoD Secretary General Thomas E. Garrett, the event will start with remarks of the Working Group on Women and Democracy representative introducing a statement on the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the ...
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Women leaders for Generation Equality: A virtual intergenerational dialogue on how diverse leadership can change the world for gender equality
Within the rubric of the Generation Equality campaign and the Generation Equality Forum, the Government of Mexico, UN Women, and the Council of Women World Leaders are organizing a virtual intergenerational dialogue on...
Monday, September 14, 2020
Women leaders’ competence on COVID: The proof
By Avivah Wittenberg-Cox, Following a popular April blog I wrote titled What Do Countries With The Best Coronavirus Responses Have In Common? Women Leaders, I’m delighted to follow-up with academic research that proves...
Thursday, September 10, 2020
COVID-19 and democracy: Can parliaments come to the rescue?
An informal virtual interactive panel debate for International Day of Democracy, in partnership with the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory at Arizona State University, on Tuesday 15 September from 17:00-18:30...
Wednesday, September 09, 2020
Are women leaders really doing better on coronavirus? The data backs it up
Over the last few months, there has been much discussion of leadership during the pandemic. What constitutes good leadership? Who has performed better and which countries have been worse? One pattern that emerged early...
Wednesday, September 09, 2020
Generations of progress for women and girls could be lost to COVID pandemic, UN chief warns
In an address to a virtual town hall with young women from civil society organizations, the Secretary-General said that the global pandemic has already reversed decades of limited and fragile progress on gender equality...
Tuesday, September 08, 2020
Women who inspire: Leading through a pandemic
When we look at the global response to COVID-19, female leaders are shining. From New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, to Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, female leaders have excelled in displaying a governance...
Tuesday, September 08, 2020
Female leaders say sexism, threats come with the job
Local female leaders in Norman and Oklahoma City have been subject to threats, harassment and sexism in recent months. The COVID-19 pandemic coupled with urgent calls for racial justice have stirred a new group of vocal...
Tuesday, September 01, 2020
'We will always fix it': Jacinda Ardern's promise to NZ over COVID-19 mistakes
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she will "never" shy away from admitting when the Government has screwed up. At the weekend the Government's official Unite Against COVID-19 social media channels and website urged...
Tuesday, September 01, 2020
Victorian local government elections could see a return to all-male councils, as fewer women stand because of coronavirus
There are fears October's local government elections could see a return of all-male councils in Victoria, with concerns fewer women will stand because of coronavirus impacts. The Colac-Otway Shire in south-west Victoria...
Tuesday, September 01, 2020
Women traditional leaders could help make sure the pandemic message is heard
As infections and the death toll for the new coronavirus pandemic mount, African countries have introduced measures to reduce the spread, raise awareness among communities and gain citizens’ compliance. But the...
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
How gender affects the response rates of politicians to inquiries about healthcare and unemployment support
Are women and men equally likely to receive answers when they contact politicians for information about healthcare and unemployment benefits? Drawing on a new study, Zoila Ponce de Leon and Gabriele Magni find that MPs...
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Watch more TV to understand the backlash against the women in the running for vice president
By Karrin Vasby Anderson,  Joe Biden’s promise to name a woman running mate has prompted familiar debates about gender and power. Are these potential vice presidents supposed to be presidential lackeys or understudies ...
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
The key to an inclusive recovery? Putting women in decision-making roles
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka pounds the table for women and girls. As she speaks, it’s like a drumbeat — how girls need to complete their education, how they need access to technology, how child marriage and pregnancy will...
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Jacinda Ardern says vision not 'defined' by Covid-19
Labour's campaign slogan "Let's Keep Moving" is hardly the most inspirational but reflects the conservative game plan - trade on the Covid response and stay on track. With Parliament adjourned and politicians ready to...

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