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Monday, February 12, 2007
Conflict and a Gendered Parliamentary Response
This article advances the argument that parliaments confronting situations of crisis and recovery benefit from integrating a gender perspective into their core functions. It argues that women and men are differently affected by conflict, and that a...
Monday, February 12, 2007
The Enhancement of Women’s Participation in Electoral Processes in Post-Conflict Countries: The Case of Rwanda
This paper analyzes the progress made in Rwanda with respect to women's political participation after the adoption of the new Rwandan Constitution. It looks at Rwanda's current political commitment to women's empowerment, the changes ushered in by...
Monday, February 12, 2007
Women's Participation in Decision-Making and Leadership: A Global Perspective
This paper was delivered at the Conference on Women in Decision-Making in Cooperatives held in Tagatay City, Philippines in May 1997. It assesses the current levels of women's participation in decision-making and leadership globally, explains the...
Monday, February 12, 2007
Institutional Mechanisms for the Advancement of Women in the Caribbean Regional Assessment
This paper reviews the extent to which national institutions and agencies in the Caribbean region have implemented adequate institutional and structural changes to facilitate the advancement of women. It provides an overview of the achievements made...
Monday, February 12, 2007
Women in Power and Decision-Making in the Caribbean
This paper examines the range of actions/strategies taken to advance the agenda of the Beijing Platform for Action in the Caribbean region. It focuses particularly on the advancement of women in power and decision-making positions within...
Friday, February 09, 2007
Act Now! A Resource Guide for Young Women on HIV/AIDS
This guide is based on a three-week on-line discussion on young women and HIV/AIDS, hosted by The Association for Women's Rights in Development and UNIFEM. It provides an overview of the on-line discussions, highlights young women’s leadership in...

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