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Report: WOMEN AT THE TABLE: INSIGHTS FROM LEBANESE WOMEN IN POLITICS (UN Women)
Thursday, December 15, 2022
Women at the table: Insights from Lebanese women in politics
UN Women and ESCWA conducted in-depth interviews with seven Lebanese women in politics who were all ‘first’s’ in different ways. They include the first female Minister of Interior in Lebanon and the Arab world, the first female Minister to have a...
Hate in plain sight: Abuse targeting women ahead of the 2022 midterm elections on TikTok and Instagram
Tuesday, December 13, 2022
Hate in plain sight: Abuse targeting women ahead of the 2022 midterm elections on TikTok and Instagram
Online abuse has a profound impact on the health of democratic societies, threatening progress on diversity and representation in politics. Research has shown that abuse can deter women and individuals from minority groups from pursuing careers in...
From outrage to opportunity (report)
Tuesday, December 13, 2022
From outrage to opportunity
How to Include the Missing Perspectives of Women of All Colors in News Leadership and Coverage — a new report from Luba Kassova. From Outrage to Opportunity: How to Include the Missing Perspectives of Women of All Colors in News Leadership and...
CFJ-UNESCO global study: Online violence against women journalists (cover: ICFJ)
Friday, December 09, 2022
CFJ-UNESCO global study: Online violence against women journalists
With the support of UNESCO, the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) has published a groundbreaking, book-length global study on online violence against women journalists, documenting alarming trends and offering solutions to this pernicious...
Preventing violence against women in politics – Benchmarks for political parties (Report cover)
Monday, December 05, 2022
Preventing violence against women in politics – Benchmarks for political parties
Preventing Violence Against Women in Politics – Benchmarks for Political Parties (2022) is a joint paper by democracy organisations working with political parties, which presents interventions for political parties on how to prevent and address any...
Addressing violence against women in politics in the OSCE region: Toolkit
Friday, December 02, 2022
Addressing violence against women in politics in the OSCE region: Toolkit
Violence against women in all its forms is perceived by the OSCE as one of the most pervasive impediments to women’s full, equal and effective participation in political and public life and as a threat to human security. Yet, it is prevalent across...
Towards improved measures of gender inequality: An evaluation of the United Nations Development Programme’s Gender Inequality Index and a proposal (Picture: UN Women)
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Towards improved measures of gender inequality: An evaluation of the United Nations Development Programme’s Gender Inequality Index and a proposal
This paper proposes replacing the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Gender Inequality Index with two new gender indexes: the Global Gender Parity Index (GGPI) and the Women’s Empowerment Index (WEI). The proposal builds on a review of...
Gender inequality in local Irish politics highlighted in new research
Thursday, November 24, 2022
Ireland: Women's voices in the Council's Chamber
UCC research, carried out on behalf of Cork City Council’s Women’s Caucus, has recommended that gender quota legislation be introduced before the next local government elections to help increase the number of female councillors around the country. ...
Gender equality in public administration: Where are the women in environmental and climate change ministries? (UNDP)
Thursday, November 24, 2022
Gender equality in public administration: Where are the women in environmental and climate change ministries?
Building on the data in the global report on Gender Equality in Public Administration (GEPA), this policy brief looks at women's participation in and leadership of environmental protection ministries as well as all ministries tasked officially with...
Leadership pathways of women in Samoa (Picture UN Women)
Friday, November 11, 2022
Leadership pathways of women in Samoa
In December 2020, Sustineo was engaged UN Women under the Women in Leadership in Samoa (WILS) Project to lead the design and implementation of Research on Leadership Pathways of Women in Samoa. The purpose was to better understand the barriers that...
UNW
Friday, November 04, 2022
Women’s leadership in the ASEAN region
Gender equality and women’s empowerment are central to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Community Vision 2025 of the Association for Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). They are also key to fostering a more sustainable and inclusive...
Gender gains overshadowed by constitutional violation: An analysis of the situation for women in politics after the 2022 Kenya elections
Friday, November 04, 2022
Gender gains overshadowed by constitutional violation: An analysis of the situation for women in politics after the 2022 Kenya elections
From a gender perspective, three main lessons can be learnt from the general election. First, gender issues are on the rise, a fact shown not least by the appointment of the first-ever women running mate for one of the two main presidential...
Latinas in U.S. politics 2022 (Latinas Represent)
Monday, October 31, 2022
Latinas in U.S. politics 2022
Latinas are serving in record numbers across levels of elective office, but we are still vastly underrepresented when compared to our numbers in the population. Data from the 2020 U.S. Census shows that those identifying as Hispanic or Latino...
Women’s political participation, East and Southern Africa regional office (UN Women)
Friday, October 21, 2022
Women’s political participation, East and Southern Africa regional office
UN Women’s East and Southern Africa programming on Governance, Leadership and Political Participation is focused on providing technical support and capacity building to Member States, civil society and regional organizations, to enable women to...
Effective and inclusive parliaments (CPA)
Friday, October 21, 2022
Effective and inclusive parliaments
Ensuring GSP principles are embedded in political institutions is vital for a healthy democracy. It highlights that women’s inclusion and equality does not just stop at the ballot box. All groups must be able to fully participate within our elected...
Equal power now: Girls, young women and political participation
Wednesday, October 12, 2022
Equal power now: Girls, young women and political participation
This year’s State of the World’s Girls report is focused on girls’ and young women’s political participation. It explores their attitudes towards, and experiences of, political and civic participation and institutions, across many different...
Accelerating efforts to tackle online and technology-facilitated violence against women and girls (UNW)
Friday, October 07, 2022
Accelerating efforts to tackle online and technology-facilitated violence against women and girls
Violence against women and girls (VAWG) in digital contexts is not a new phenomenon, however it has rapidly escalated in the shadows of the COVID-19 pandemic as women’s lives shifted online for work, education, access to services, and social...
UNDP Lebanon
Tuesday, October 04, 2022
Lebanon: 2022 Parliamentary Elections Monitoring Report – From a Gender Perspective
In in the context of promoting democracy, equality and equal opportunities, UNDP partnered with the Lebanese Association for Democratic Elections (LADE) to develop a report on observing parliamentary elections from a gender perspective in order to...

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