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Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Economist Mercedes Araoz Sworn In as Peru’s New Prime Minister
LIMA – Peru’s Second Vice President, Mercedes Araoz, an economist by training, was sworn in on 17 September 2017 as the new head of the Council of Ministers –known as the prime minister–, formed by 13 members of the cabinet and headed to date by...
Friday, February 19, 2016
WIP at the APEC Women Leaders Convention
The Women in Parliaments Global Forum will participate at the APEC Women Leaders convention. The Women Leaders Network is open to women who are leaders in their field and willing to use their position to influence policies that will help benefit...
Monday, May 26, 2014
We want to be actors in our own futures with full rights
Tarcila Rivera Zea was 44 years old when she took part in the World Conference on Women in Beijing in 1995. Today, this indigenous Peruvian activist is President of the Centre for Indigenous Cultures of Peru (CHIRAPAQ) and a member of the UN Women...
Friday, July 05, 2013
Peru's first lady firmly denies 2016 presidential bid
Peru's powerful first lady Nadine Heredia on Friday made her strongest denial yet that she will run for president in 2016, responding to criticism that she might try to have an anti-nepotism law thrown out so she could launch a bid. Heredia's...
Friday, March 22, 2013
Political representation of women and indigenous peoples: Evidence from the Peruvian quotas
This paper seeks to advance the analysis of substantive representation of marginalised groups through a critical assessment of quotas in Peru. It provides a review of theoretical underpinnings and key concepts of political representation of...
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
New International IDEA Resource
30 Years of Democracy: Riding the Wave? Women’s Political Participation in Latin America. “Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, except backwards and in high heels.” This report examines the progress made in women’s participation at all...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Peru: 2130 Partners Translates Leadership Training Success for Indigenous Women Leaders of Peru
2130 Partners, an executive leadership development and education firm that trains leaders to create focus, alignment and collaboration around a sustainable shared vision, today announced that it will provide leadership training to approximately 30...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
iKNOW Politics Launch in Peru: Are you ready for lists? iKNOW Politics and women candidates 2010-2011
iKNOW Politics organized a country launch in Lima, Peru. The theme of the launch was "Are you read for lists? iKNOW Politics and women candidates 2010-2011" and it took place on December 2. The event was divided into two sessions. The first was...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Peru: Local Gov'ts Fail to Prioritise Equality for Women
Legally, each of Peru's 25 administrative regions must have a plan for promoting equal opportunities for women. But over the last year, only 10 regions have actually allocated resources to the task of overcoming gender inequity, while another 10...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Peru: No Easy Choice for Women in Presidential Runoff
In other circumstances, many women in Peru would be celebrating the possibility of a female president for the first time in the history of their country, or the alternative: the triumph of a candidate who promises to improve things for the...
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
iKNOW Politics in the International Seminar "Political Communication and New Information Technologies"
In order to exchange experiences on congressional work in gender in Latin America and the use of new technologies in these endeavours, International IDEA and UN Women held an International Seminar on 13 August in Lima to address the progress...
Monday, April 21, 2008
Declaration of Human Rights from a Gender Perspective
This Declaration, known as a pedagogic and debate work tool, is a proposal, in permanent construction, of the Declaration of Human Rights from a Gender Perspective, that integrates the progress related to human rights since 1948. It presents the...
Monday, April 21, 2008
Legislative Advances Ten Years after Cairo
This Report evaluates the evolution of the Cairo Program of Action, and focuses on sexual and reproductive rights and sexual and reproductive health. It identifies and analyzes the normative progress in 20 countries in the region. It also presents...
Saturday, April 19, 2008
Democratic Governance and Gender: Possible Linkages
This document analyzes the changes in Latin America and the relationship between democratic governance and the reform of gender inequality practices. It provides two sections that evaluate the concept of governance, and the reflection on the...
Thursday, March 06, 2008
First International Forum of Indigenous Women, Sharing Strategies for New Challenges
With broad participation, this First Forum will provide spaces for dialogue and for generating common proposals to strengthen our skills and build a common agenda as part of a social movement for equity and justice. General Objective To...
Lourdes Flores Nano
Tuesday, October 09, 2007
Lourdes Flores Nano
“There is always available information. But there is a great need for resources and generally they come when you are ahead. Any good and well thought-out campaign plan should include a number of people responsible for fundraising, those who know on...
Wednesday, August 01, 2007
Gender Responsive Budgeting And Women’s Reproductive Rights: A Resource Pack
This resource provides relevant knowledge to facilitate mainstreaming gender-responsive approaches into reproductive health programmes, and the inclusion of specific aspects of gender inequality and disadvantage into national policy frameworks. It...