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Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Picturing the past: A brief history of women in Transylvania politics
In April 1922, Roxie Dunn announced that she was running on the Democratic ticket for county treasurer. In his endorsement, Oat Bryson stated, "Much has been said about the desirability of the woman voter, if we have the women voter, logically we...
Thursday, August 01, 2019
Silvia Dinica
Silvia Dinica is a Member of Parliament of Romania. This interview was conducted in October 2018 in the margins of IPU’s 139th Assembly in Geneva.
Monday, August 27, 2018
Roxana Natalia Pațurcă
Roxana Natalia Pațurcă is a Member of the Romania's Parliament. This interview was conducted in November 2017 in Ottawa, Canada, during the Inter-parliamentary Union's Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians.
Monday, January 29, 2018
Romania: Viorica Dancila voted in as first female prime minister
The Romanian parliament has approved Viorica Dancila as the country's first female premier. She steps into the post as the government is passing laws critics say could hinder the fight against corruption. The left-wing government she will lead is...
Monday, August 26, 2013
Ramona Manescu sworn in Romania’s new Transport Minister
 Liberal MEP Ramona Manescu was named Transport Minister, after Romanian president Traian Basescu approved the proposal made by the Prime minister Victor Ponta earlier on Monday (August 26). Manescu was already sworn in, and will start her mandate...
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Violence against women in politics
Highlighting news, interviews, resources and events on violence against women in politics
Monday, October 15, 2012
Report on international standards and best practices on electoral financing to promote women’s political participation
In 2011-2012, the UNDP Romania CO has supported the Permanent Electoral Authority in identifying key entry points for advancing women participation in politics through the development of modern political party and electoral campaign financing, in...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
APOWER-ful Cause
All around the world, the National Democratic Institute (NDI) partners with civil society organizations dedicated to empowering women and protecting women's rights. In the western Romanian city of Timişoara, APOWER is one organization doing just...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Romania: Gender equality missing from public debate
Despite being an EU member since January 2007, Romania placed 67th out of 134 countries in the World Economic Forum's 2010 World Gender Gap report. The ranking marks a three-place improvement from last year but shows little substantive...
Wednesday, December 02, 2009
Election: Romania
Second round of Presidential elections will be held in Romania on 6 December 2009. The President is elected by popular vote to serve a 5-year term. In the Senate (Senat), 137 members are elected by popular vote via proportional representation to...
Tuesday, October 13, 2009
Election: Romania
First round of Presidential elections will be held in Romania on 22 November 2009. The President is elected by popular vote to serve a 5-year term. In the Senate (Senat), 137 members are elected by popular vote via proportional representation to...
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.
Monday, June 30, 2008
Addressing Violence Against Women: Piloting and Programming
This report highlights lessons learned from ten pilot projects that used a programme guide created by UNFPA to help health care providers address gender-based violence. It also summarizes presentations from ten experts on gender-based violence and...
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...
Wednesday, February 14, 2007
National Human Development Report: Romania 2000
This Human Development Report focuses on the implications of the process of European Union (EU) accession for human development in Romania. It argues that while economic integration may bring overall economic and social benefits to Romanian society...