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Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Rozaina Adam
Rozaina Adam is a Member of Parliament from The Maldives. This interview was conducted in September 2019 in the margins of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 74) in New York.
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Maldives: Quota proposed for women in political party leadership
The Elections Commission and political parties have agreed to introduce a quota to increase the number of women in leadership posts. The low participation of women in politics was among the issues discussed at a forum held Monday night to propose...
Monday, August 06, 2018
Abdulla Rifau
Abdulla Rifau is a Member of Parliament for Maafannu South Constituency in Maldives. This interview was conducted in November 2017 in Ottawa, Canada, during the Inter-parliamentary Union's Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians.
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Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Maldives: Workshop on women’s participation and leadership in peace and security
The United Nations in Maldives and the UN Women Multi-Country Office for India, Bhutan, Maldives and Sri Lanka organized a workshop to discuss women’s participation and leadership in peace and security based on the principles of the historic UN...
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Violence against women in politics
Highlighting news, interviews, resources and events on violence against women in politics
Thursday, October 11, 2012
UN Women: Executive Director launches first ever knowledge hub for elected women representatives living in rural areas of South Asia
In partnership with Governments across South Asia, UN Women’s Executive Director Michelle Bachelet and four elected women representatives from South Asia launched the first ever knowledge hub for elected women representatives in rural areas across...
Thursday, August 02, 2012
Power, Voice and Rights: South Asia Regional Conference on Women’s Political Leadership 2011
The report summarizes the key deliberations and outcomes of the said Conference organized in October 2011 by the Parliament of Bangladesh and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) under the framework of the “Improving Democracy through...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Maldives: Women Adamant for Change as the Maldives Struggles to Reform
Member of parliament Eva Abdulla, who belongs to Nasheed’s Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) – which won power in May 2009, thus ending the 30- year-old reign of dictator Maumoon Abdul Gayoom – said the government firmly believes in...
Friday, October 28, 2011
Asia Pacific Feminist Forum
The Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) will hold the first ever Asia Pacific Feminist Forum (APFF) on 12-14 December 2011 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. This event will bring together 100-150 activists- women lawyers, academics,...
Friday, October 28, 2011
Call for Applications: Asia Pacific Feminist Forum
The Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) will hold the first ever Asia Pacific Feminist Forum (APFF) on 12-14 December 2011 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The APFF will bring together women activists, lawyers, academics, advocates and...
Friday, June 27, 2008
Practitioner’s Guide to Designing Inclusive and Accountable Local Democratic Institutions
This guide is the first of its kind to provide an overview of the current range of local representative arrangements and electoral systems in Asia and the Pacific. This easy-to-use guide will assist country offices/teams and government partners as...
Friday, September 28, 2007
A Woman's Place is in the House - the House of Parliament
This report reviews the factors that enable and constrain the advancement of women's political representation in the Pacific region countries. The report consists of five parts that discuss the impact of electoral systems on women's representation...