Enhancing Women's Political Participation in Africa - International IDEA
March 10, 2022
Enhancing women's political participation in Africa
Enhancing Women's Political Participation in Africa is a Pan-African gender project on the different facets of Women and Politics in Africa. Funded by Sida and implemented by International IDEA, it aims to advance gender equality in politics and governance, in line with the Maputo Protocol of 2003...
March 8, 2022
Statement by UN Secretary-General António Guterres on International Women's Day
On International Women’s Day, we celebrate women and girls everywhere. On International Women’s Day, we celebrate women and girls everywhere. We celebrate their contributions to ending the COVID-19 pandemic. Their ideas, innovations and activism that are changing our world for the better. And their...
Hope for women in Fiji's 2022/2023 General Election - International IDEA
March 1, 2022
Hope for women in Fiji's 2022/2023 general election
Some of the countries in the Melanesian region has a low percentage of women in the Parliament when compared to the global average. There are countries which do not have any women in the parliament after the latest elections. While #Fiji is among the better ones, this trend shows that there is a...
Hate and Misoginy She Persisted
November 25, 2021
Tackling Gender Based Online Violence in the Digital Services Act
November 25, 2021
Violence against women in politics, a growing danger to democracy
Violence against women in politics is a growing danger to democracy. Sexism, harassment, and attacks are used as tools to discredit and silence women leaders, including women candidates, and discourage them from participating in public life and developing political careers. According to an Inter-...
Elected To Lead
September 29, 2021
Elected to lead: A webinar on women and democracy
August 11, 2021
Who is Kathy Hochul? N.Y. To Get First Female Governor
New York will get their first female governor after Gov. Andrew Cuomo resigned over sexual harassment allegations. Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul will take over running the state. NBC News’ Allison Morris reports on Hochul’s career.  Source: NBC News
On China, Covid-19 and being the first woman in the job: Samoa’s first female PM– video
August 3, 2021
‘Women have not been able to hold these positions’: Samoa’s first female PM gets down to the job
After months of political turmoil, following the country’s most contentious election, Fiama Naomi Mata’afa is ready to get to work. The prime minister’s office in Apia, the capital of Samoa, which overlooks the harbour, has just been vacated by the man who held the job for 22 years. The bookshelves...
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June 28, 2021
Seminar on Violence against Women in Politics
In this seminar, Mona Lena Krook, Professor of Political Science and Chair of the Women and Politics Ph.D. Program at Rutgers University, shared insights from her book Violence against Women in Politics (Oxford University Press, 2020). Drawing from insights in multiple disciplines, she argues that...