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Monday, April 07, 2008
The Rise of Women in Parliaments in Sub-Saharan Africa
This consolidated response discusses factors stimulating the advancement of women in politics in Sub-Saharan Africa. Some of the highlighted factors include gender quotas in politics, national women’s movements, and the spillover effect of...
Friday, February 29, 2008
Parliamentary Oversight of the Security Sector and Gender
This tool seeks to highlight the importance of parliamentary oversight of the security sector and the benefits parliamentarians derive from integrating a gender perspective into their work.
Thursday, February 28, 2008
Point of order, Mr Speaker: African Women Claiming Their Space in Parliament
At the close of the millennium, there is a wave of invigorating air sweeping across the African continent. The refreshing breeze can be felt in the form of women smashing the gendered 'glass ceiling' in a bid to overcome the cultural and structural...
Thursday, November 01, 2007
National Machineries for Women in Development: experiences, lessons and strategies
This report  includes salient points and recommendations from the BRIDGE 1996 report on National Machineries for Women (NWMs), updated with more recent thinking, policy and practice. Also included  are summaries of some best practice examples. The...
Thursday, October 11, 2007
Putting Gender Back on the Policy Agenda: Gender Equality and Political Participation in the Russian Federation
This article discusses the implications of unequal political representation and participation of women and men in the Russian Federation. It also describes the importance of including gender issues in the Russian policy agenda for achieving true...
Thursday, October 04, 2007
Tips for Meeting with Your Elected Representative
This guide provides tips on contacting and raising social issues with local elected representatives.
Thursday, October 04, 2007
Conference: "Women making a difference in parliament"
This conference is the second of a series of regional events organized by the IPU aimed at providing a forum for women parliamentarians and women political decision makers in Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates...
Wednesday, October 03, 2007
Women, Politics and Democratic Prospects in Latin America
This paper describes the impact of social, cultural and political changes in Latin America on women’s political participation. It also discusses the barriers women have to overcome to achieve and exercise real power.
Friday, September 28, 2007
A Woman's Place is in the House - the House of Parliament
This report reviews the factors that enable and constrain the advancement of women's political representation in the Pacific region countries. The report consists of five parts that discuss the impact of electoral systems on women's representation...
Monday, August 20, 2007
Women, Political Parties and Electoral Systems in Latin America
This case study from International IDEA analyses how political parties and electoral systems shape women’s opportunities to gain access to power in Latin America.It also compares the impact of quotas and electoral rules on women's political...
Thursday, July 26, 2007
Service and Accountability: Representing The People
This guidebook describes the roles and responsibilities of members of parliament highlighting their roles as legislators, parliamentary committee members, and public servants. It includes examples and references to the practices used in the Republic...
Thursday, July 19, 2007
Roundtable Discussion On Analyzing Legislation With A Gender Perspective
This training material describes the importance of gender sensitivity in lawmaking, monitoring of government’s activities, working in parliamentary committees, and building relationships with constituents. It also encourages looking beyond the...
Wednesday, July 18, 2007
The Women’s Parliamentary Club in the Assembly of Macedonia
The Women’s Parliamentary Club in the Assembly of Macedonia is the only parliamentary group where members of all parties represented in the Assembly meet and discuss legislative strategies to improve the situation of women in the country. The Club...
Monday, June 04, 2007
Getting The Balance Right In National Parliaments
This brief provides description of quotas for women, proportional representation, and campaign subsidies as tools for overcoming structural barriers and achieving critical mass of women in politics.
Monday, June 04, 2007
Overview of Strategies Applied in Bulgaria To Increase Women’s Participation And Representation
This report gives an overview of the strategies applied in Bulgaria to increase women’s political participation and representation. It highlights the increase in women’s political participation, particularly in Parliament, but emphasizes that there...
Thursday, May 31, 2007
Women In Parliament: The Year In Perspective 2006
This annual brochure provides an overview and analysis of progress made and setbacks encountered by women in parliamentary elections and renewals in 2006. It presents data on women in national parliaments, regional and world trends, information on...
Thursday, May 31, 2007
Women At The Top 2005: Changing Numbers, Changing Politics?
This report focuses on women’s representation in political life in the United Kingdom, examining the feminization of politics and the integration of women and women’s perspectives into British politics. It identifies the causes of women’s under-...
Friday, April 27, 2007
National machinery , action plans and gender mainstreaming in the Council of Europe member states since the 4th World Conference on Women (Beijing 1995)
This document presents the situation concerning institutional mechanisms for equality and their effective functioning in Council of Europe member States. It also evaluates the specific programmes and specific areas of action, as well as advancements...

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