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Women MPs at the 144th IPU Assembly in Madrid 2021 (Picture IPU)
Friday, September 30, 2022
Generation Equality: IPU milestones one year on
The IPU has made bold commitments and taken steps towards ensuring women and girls’ voices are heard in decision-making, and that young women are politically empowered. The IPU collaborates with strong partners such as the Generation Equality Forum...
Nepal: Women MPs, unite  (Post Illustration)
Friday, September 30, 2022
Nepal: Women MPs, unite
A new women’s parliamentary caucus is needed at a time when they are being brazenly discriminated. If one thing has remained unchanged in the history of Nepal’s democratic polity, it is the male-dominated political parties’ deliberate...
Strategy UNDP (cover)
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
UNDP’s Gender Equality Strategy 2022-2025
UNDP’s Gender Equality Strategy 2022-2025, aligned with its Strategic Plan, guides UNDP in its efforts to assist countries in accelerating progress on gender equality and the empowerment of women over the next four years. It aims to move beyond...
Yemen: Female politicians targeted on social media
Tuesday, September 27, 2022
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
Tuesday, September 27, 2022
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 days later,...
UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at an all-party meeting a day before Assembly session in Lucknow on Sunday. (Express Photo)
Tuesday, September 27, 2022
India: In a first, UP Assembly sets aside one day for women MLAs to speak about women issues
Decision taken as part of an initiative launched by the Speaker to interact with MLAs grouped as per their professional degrees, gender and legislative stints. In a first-of-its-kind initiative by the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly, one day –...
The IPU Forum of Women MPs at the 144th IPU Assembly in Indonesia (IPU)
Monday, September 26, 2022
Five ways women parliamentarians can get ahead in politics
As Liz Truss becomes the UK’s next PM, here’s how women parliamentarians can gain ground in politics. Succeeding in politics is tough – succeeding as a woman is even harder. Millions of women around the world face discrimination, sexism and violence...
Giorgia Meloni at a Brothers of Italy rally in Milan. Sunday, 11 September 2022.   -   Copyright  Brothers of Italy
Monday, September 26, 2022
Giorgia Meloni: The far-right party leader set to be Italy's first female prime minister
Italy's far-right leader Giorgia Meloni says she would be "honoured to break a taboo" and become the country's first female prime minister. Exit polls suggest her Brothers of Italy party won Italy's snap general election on Sunday. The party leads a...
Southern Sudanese women vote during the independence referendum.  Image credit: Silke Tittel, Flickr
Thursday, September 22, 2022
South Sudan: Taking steps towards the inclusion of women in peace-building
In South Sudan, Africa's youngest nation, women's political participation remains low when there are calls to have more women in positions of power globally. The Republic of South Sudan gained its independence on the 9th of July 2011 but slid into...
IPINST
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Achieving Sustainable Peace and Security through Gender-Responsive Leadership
On Wednesday, September 21st, IPI together with the Government of Sweden, and the Sasakawa Peace Foundation, in cooperation with the Folke Bernadotte Academy, is cohosting the annual Women, Peace, and Leadership Symposium at IPI on “Achieving...
UN Women, Ms. Sima Bahous, Executive Director of UN Women
Monday, September 19, 2022
Meeting of the United Nations General Assembly Platform of Women Leaders
The high-level week of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly will feature a meeting of the UNGA Platform of Women Leaders. This year’s theme is “Transformative Solutions by Women Leaders to Today’s Interlinked Challenges”. Women...
Stuff / Minister for Women Jan Tinetti views the 1893 Suffrage Petition being turned by Archives NZ conservators on Suffrage Day, September 19.
Monday, September 19, 2022
Take Five: Key questions about women in local politics
It’s been 129 years since women won the right to vote, but as Aotearoa begins voting in this year’s local body elections it’s clear we still have a long way to go. Monday marks Suffrage Day. On September 19, 1893 – thanks to early feminists like...
UNDP launches ambitious plan to speed up progress on gender equality and women’s empowerment (Photo: UNDP Uzbekistan)
Friday, September 16, 2022
UNDP launches ambitious plan to speed up progress on gender equality and women’s empowerment
The new strategy puts gender equality at the heart of UNDP’s efforts to expand people’s choices and to realize a just and sustainable world. New York - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has launched an ambitious new plan to help...
A special session at the FNC highlighted Emirati women’s parliamentary achievements over the past 50 years.
Friday, September 16, 2022
UAE aims for greater political empowerment of Emirati women
Country on target towards 50% female representation in Federal National Council. Abu Dhabi: The Ministry of State for Federal National Council Affairs (MFNCA) has organised a dialogue session to promote political participation among Emirati women....
How to mitigate these five threats to democracy (IPU)
Thursday, September 15, 2022
How to mitigate these five threats to democracy
Democratization is under pressure across the globe. Here are five major threats to democracy, and how to mitigate them. Democracy is as precarious as it is precious. Some 25 years after the IPU issued its Universal Declaration on Democracy, its...
14th Summit of women speakers of parliament (Video)
Wednesday, September 14, 2022
14th Summit of women speakers of parliament (Video)
The 14th Summit of Women Speakers of Parliament (14SWSP), convened by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), in close cooperation with the Oliy Majlis (Supreme Assembly) of Uzbekistan, took place in-person, in Tashkent (Uzbekistan), from 8 to 9...
Paraguay: Political training school for women leaders earns award by the global network on electoral justice (International IDEA)
Tuesday, September 13, 2022
Paraguay: Political training school for women leaders earns award by the global network on electoral justice
The women’s training programme, led by the national Electoral Management Body in cooperation with International IDEA, earned an Honorable Mention in the Gender Equality category in the first edition of the Global Network on Electoral Justice Awards...
Meeting of the UNGA platform of women leaders (UN Women)
Monday, September 12, 2022
Meeting of the UNGA platform of women leaders
The high-level week of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly will feature a meeting of the UNGA Platform of Women Leaders. This year’s theme is “Transformative Solutions by Women Leaders to Today’s Interlinked Challenges”. Women...

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