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Wednesday, June 13, 2007
World YWCA International Women's Summit and Grassroots Women's International Academy
Location: Nairobi, KenyaGROOTS International and the Huairou Commission will anchor the participation of grassroots women at the World YWCA's International Women's Summit: Women's Leadership Making a Difference on HIV and AIDS. Co-sponsored by...
Wednesday, June 13, 2007
Grassroots Academy in Latin America and the Caribbean
Location: Lima, PeruThe Grassroots Academy is a conference by and for grassroots women leaders from Latin America and the Caribbean to share their experiences, knowledge and skills. Among diverse women representing grassroots organizations from...
Monday, June 11, 2007
Fifth Continental Meeting of Indigenous Women of the Americas
Location: Kahnawake, Quebec, Canada The Continental Meetings of Women of the Americas have been major events for Indigenous community leaders and organizations from North, Central and South America. They are coordinated by the Continental Network of...
Monday, June 11, 2007
Turning War Into Peace: An Insider’s Story
Location: U.S. Institute of Peace, 2nd Floor Conference Room1200 17th St, NW. Washington, DC 20036Senior Fellow Betty Bigombe is currently writing a book on the art of mediation. In her project report, she will share her experiences and insights...
Wednesday, June 06, 2007
Conflict Resolution, Communication Skills And Organisational Management
Location: Istanbul, TurkeyUNFPA-sponsored 5-day Capacity Building Workshop Facilitators: Lesley Abdela (lesley.abdela@shevolution.com), Fotini Sianou, Eleni KyrouWelcome Address by Sahir Abdul Hadi, UNFPA Representative highlights UNFPA’s role in...
Tuesday, June 05, 2007
Post-Conflict Reconstruction
Location: Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC. USA.Join us as we discuss the linkages between building democratic and free market institutions in post-conflict environments. By focusing specifically on the role of local civil society...
Tuesday, June 05, 2007
Financing For Gender Equality And The Empowerment Of Women
You are invited to participate in the online discussion on the theme “Financing for gender equality and the empowerment of women”, which is being organized by the United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women. The discussion will run for four...
Monday, June 04, 2007
Electoral Context and Quota Legislation
This paper describes the political background in Peru and addresses the strategies used and lessons learned after the enactment of ‘neutral’ gender quota law.
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
Women and Local Self Governance In An Indian Context
This report discusses women's role in local government in India. It provides a historical background for the Panchayat Raj, or Indian village councils, and discusses women's participation in such councils. It also details the role of Mahila Rajsatta...
Monday, June 04, 2007
South African Review Of 50/50 Campaign
This report reviews the progress made in South Africa since tthe launch of the Women's Environment and Development Organisation (WEDO) campaign, "50/50 by 2005: Get the Balance Right!" It discusses the increase in women's political representation...
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...
Monday, June 04, 2007
Political Representation of Women of South Asia
This report presents data and statistics on women's political participation in South Asia, revealing the low percentage of women's political participation. It discusses in detail the efforts of women in India to lobby for reserved-seat legislation...
Monday, June 04, 2007
The Argentinean Women's Experience: From the First Quota Law in the World to the Feminist Power
This paper describes the experience of Argentina with gender quotas. It discusses the factors that led to its implementation, focusing particularly on the role of women in ensuring the adoption of quota laws. It also examines the strategies for and...
Monday, June 04, 2007
Bella Abzug Left Global Vision of Women’s Equality
This article celebrates the life and work of Bella Abzug, co-founder of the Women's Environment and Development Organization (WEDO). It highlights her achievements in advancing women's rights and equality.
Monday, June 04, 2007
Women Making A Difference Fact Sheet
This fact sheet provides evidence to support that when there is a critical mass (at least 30%) of women in policy-making bodies, women’s issues are not only prioritized in the policy-agenda, but they are also more likely to be acted upon by policy-...
Monday, June 04, 2007
Masculinity and the Other: An Interdisciplinary Conference
Location: Oxford, United KingdomMasculinity and the Other is an interdisciplinary conference at Balliol College Oxford on 29th and 30th August 2007. Scholars of all discplines working on masculinity are welcome to attend. The deadline for...
Monday, June 04, 2007
Women, Power and Peace
Location: Rhinebeck Campus: Rhinebeck, NY (US) What is peace? What is the connection between women and peace? What kind of power facilitates peace? What is the relationship between inner peace and peace in the world? How do we bring about just and...

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