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Monday, January 06, 2020
Croatia elects centre-left challenger Zoran Milanovic as president
Croatia's presidential election has been won by centre-left challenger Zoran Milanovic, who defeated the nationalist incumbent. The social democratic ex-prime minister vowed to heal divisions, and said his victory had brought "hope and faith". Mr...
Friday, July 20, 2018
Why the Croatian president’s appearance at the World Cup mattered so much
Croatia’s second-place finish at the 2018 FIFA World Cup brought global attention to the Balkan nation and its president, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović. The world’s media (Quartz included) was taken with the image of a leader cheering her team’s...
Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović
Friday, March 20, 2015
Croatian Women's Rights Activists Don't Only Take to the Streets—They Rename Them
Seventy years after the women of Croatia were granted suffrage, the country elected its first woman president. Unfortunately, it'd be difficult to find a feminist in Croatia who could say with confidence that President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović will...
Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović
Sunday, January 11, 2015
Grabar-Kitarovic elected Croatia's first woman president
Opposition challenger Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic has become the first female president of Croatia, winning by the narrowest of margins. She secured 50.5% of the vote with 99% of ballots counted, while incumbent Ivo Josipovic was close behind on 49.5...
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Violence against women in politics
Highlighting news, interviews, resources and events on violence against women in politics
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Croatia: Too Few Women Take Part in Local Politics
In no representative body in Croatian counties do women make up 40 percent, as is stated in a recommendation of the Council of Europe, said Suzana Kunac from the B.a.B.e. women’s rights organisation at a round-table conference entitled “...
Wednesday, December 02, 2009
Election: Croatia
The fifth presidential elections in Croatia will take place on Sunday, December 27, 2009. The President is elected by popular vote to serve a 5-year term. In the Assembly (Sabor) 152 members are elected by popular vote to serve 4-year terms.Last...
Monday, March 02, 2009
New Realities Concerning European Left Wing Gender Equality Politics: Case Study from the South Eastern European Region
This report compares the situation and potential for action of women in South Eastern Europe and investigates party politics on gender equality.
Tuesday, April 08, 2008
Media and Gender Equality in Bosnia and Herzegovina
This report describes women's portrayal in media and their limited participation in the creation of media policies in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It also includes results of the media monitoring and assessment held in Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina...
Tuesday, January 29, 2008
Women's Centre for Democracy and Human Rights
Women's Centre for Democracy and Human Rights is a nongovernmental organisation aimed at developing democratic society based on human rights, gender equity and social justice. The organization achieve its goals through education, advocacy and...
Thursday, January 17, 2008
Drafting Gender-Aware Legislation: How to Promote and Protect Gender Equality in CEE and CIS
The handbook provides a comparative overview of gender-aware legislation and practices in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States. It also describes a comprehensive approach to influencing legislation and implementation...
Thursday, January 17, 2008
Bridging the Gender Digital Divide: A Report on Gender and ICT in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States
This report maps the situation of gender and ICTs in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States, identifying trends, gaps, as well as some good practices. It focuses particularly on the integration of gender in relation to...
Saturday, October 20, 2007
Establishing Women's Party Sections
This consolidated response illustrates the key steps to establishing a women’s party section as recommended by iKNOW Politics Experts as well as by scholars and practitioners in this field. The key steps include introducing the idea of founding a...
Friday, September 14, 2007
Political Party Quotas in the Croatian Social Democratic Party
This case study describes the evolvement of the Social Democratic Party of Croatia (SDP) in early 1990s and the establishment and growth of the SDP Women’s Forum (SDWF). It also describes the relationships between SDP and SDWF as well as the...
Thursday, March 15, 2007
Image Building in Croatia: Working with the Media
This manual provides political party members with guidelines for building an effective media campaign. It discusses the importance of media campaigns as vehicles to communicate with citizens and to involve citizens in the work of the political party...
Monday, March 12, 2007
Campaign Guide
This training manual serves as a guide for political parties in Croatia on successful campaign planning. It describes the roles of the candidate and the campaign team and provides guidelines for building relationships with voters, civic...
Friday, March 09, 2007
Building a Healthy Party
This workbook was designed for the Liberal Party in Croatia. It includes information and activities relating to topics such as recruiting party members, running local branch offices, and communicating with national headquarters.
Friday, March 09, 2007
Walk & Talk: A Guide for Keeping in Touch with Your Voters
This training manual is designed to improve party outreach strategies and encourage direct voter contact. It covers four main topics: new approaches to voter contact, reporting back to voters, image building, and training a campaign team.