iKNOW Politics December 2014 Newsletter

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iKNOW Politics December 2014 Newsletter

Opinion Pieces

Can women wage war?

By Ashwath Komath, It is a very common stereotype in the world, especially in politics, that women cannot be strong and cannot handle ministries of defence or

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Fashion or Politics: Women in the Media, Pakistan

By Halima TahirkheliElectronic media has become more influential in Pakistan in the last decade due to the rapid development of communication technology.

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Dearest iKNOW Politics members and friends,


First of all, happy holidays! 2014 has been a big year for iKNOW Politics with the launch of our international network of volunteer contributors. We would like to take this opportunity to thank each and every one of them for their dedication and work for iKNOW politics. We would also like to thank all of our users, partners and community members because YOU are what makes iKNOW Politics an effective champion for women's political empowerment.

After such a great year, we have only more exciting things to look forward to in 2015 - starting with the launch of an all new iKNOW Politics website scheduled to go live on January 10th! Can't wait to see you there!!


Best wishes,


The iKNOW Politics Team



Do women make political parties more successful?

The ideology and internal organization of political parties affect how different societal needs, interests, and social demands are represented. Some parties have been great advocates of gender equality and promoting women in their candidate lists through either quotas or alternation rules.

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Women mayors, women elected as head of villages, towns and cities

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In the news section, you will find our most recent interviews with women leaders form across the globe.
Madame Maryvonne Mottin

Interview with Madame Maryvonne Mottin

  What are the biggest challenges facing women’s access to mayoral offices?

Interview with Maureen Jankowski

iKNOW Politics speaks to Maureen Jankowski, Member of the Namibian parliament about women in politics in her country.

Interview with Fatemeh Rahbar

Fatemeh Rahbar, Member of Parliament in Iran speaks to iKNOW politics about campaigning and election to parliament as a woman in her country.


The events calendar keeps you updated on elections, conferences, workshops and many other events taking place all over the world AND allows you to promote your events on this community calender reaching thousands of users.

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