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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...
Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Factsheet on Palestinian local elections – phase I 'women in election campaigns'
According to Palestinian Central Elections Commission data, the first phase of the 2021 local council elections showed the extent of women candidates in competing lists. Results indicated that the percentage of women who won through voting in lists...
Monday, April 30, 2018
Fawcett Society Report: The Sex and Power Series
The Sex and Power series was first published by the Equal Opportunities Commission fifteen years ago, then taken over by the Equality and Human Rights Commission for several years, and then for 5 years up to 2015 the ‘Counting Women in Coalition’...
Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Few, but Mighty: Women and Bill Sponsorship in the Pennsylvania General Assembly
Throughout this report, the authors offer a look at the unique strengths that women bring to policymaking and their impact on government is examined. They start by examining women’s representation in government, highlighting the underrepresentation...
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Freedom House Freedom on the Net 2016. Silencing the Messenger: Communication Apps Under Pressure
Freedom House has published its new report ‘Freedom on the Net 2016. Silencing the Messenger: Communication Apps Under Pressure’. Internet freedom has declined for the sixth consecutive year, with more governments than ever before targeting social...
Friday, July 01, 2016
Fund for Gender Equality Annual Report 2015
As the world adopts a new framework to tackle its most acute development problems, UN Women’s Fund for Gender Equality (FGE) has a clear vision for its role. Building on high-impact grant-making since 2009, the Fund is poised to directly support...
Sunday, January 25, 2015
Future organization and methods of work of the Commission on the Status of Women
The fifty-ninth session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 9 to 20 March 2015. Representatives of Member States , UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organizations (...
Tuesday, May 06, 2014
From Subjects to Citizens: Women in Post-Revolutionary Libya
Key points from ICAN’s Libya brief: Libya women played a crucial role in the revolution and were initially part of mediation and transition discussions, but have since been dismissed as stake holders by the transitional government and international...
Friday, May 02, 2014
Factsheet: Violence Against Women - the Missing MDG?
"This paper is the first of a series of three factsheets on different pertinent issues concerning gender equality and sustainable development. In the context of the post-2015 agenda negotia-tions, we asked SDC Gender Focal Points around the world,...
Friday, May 02, 2014
Family Law in Bahrain
This report from Bahrain Center for Human Rights covers the state of family law and its implications for women in Bahrain.   The report includes insight into the following areas: - Overview of Family Law in Bahrain - Divorce Rights, Guardianship and...
Friday, October 25, 2013
Financing for Development: Aid Effectiveness and Gender-Responsive Budgets
Financing for Development: Aid Effectiveness and Gender-Responsive Budgets Background paper prepared for the Commonwealth Secretariat in May 2007 by Debbie Budlender, Community Agency for Social Enquiry, Cape Town, South Africa This paper attempts...
Monday, September 23, 2013
Fact Sheet: Women, Gender Equality and Climate Change
Detrimental effects of climate change can be felt in the short-term through natural hazards, such as landslides, floods and hurricanes; and in the long-term, through more gradual degradation of the environment. The adverse effects of these events...
Monday, July 22, 2013
Finland's National Action Plan for 2012-2016: Women, Peace and Security
Finland issued its first National Action Plan for the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security in 2008. The Action Plan has  been an important instrument in efforts to increase interest in the status of...
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Focus Group Findings on Perceptions on Women in Georgian Politics
From June 18–21, 2012, IFES worked with the Institute of Social Studies and Analysis (ISSA), a Tbilisi–based research organization, to conduct eight focus groups across Georgia to better understand the perceptions, opinions and perceived obstacles...
Saturday, January 24, 2009
Fundamentalisms in Asia Pacific: Trends, Impact, Challenges and Strategies Asserting Women’s Rights
This book analyzes the manifestations of fundamentalisms in the Asia-Pacific region and their impact on women as well as on democracy and politics in general. It includes strategies adopted by women’s groups and progressive women’s movements to...
Thursday, November 27, 2008
From Norms to Good Practices - The challenge of political funding in Latin America
This study presents the latest in regulations and practices on political parties and electoral campaigns in Latin America. The book takes five thematic approaches: funding systems, media access, accountability and disclosure, control organizations...
Friday, February 16, 2007
Funding of Political Parties and Election Campaigns in the Americas
The general objective of this study is to gather, systematise, analyse and disseminate in one single text, the main characteristics –both formal and actual– of political funding systems in the 18 countries it covered. Furthermore, it aims to find,...
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
From Involvement to Empowerment - People Living with HIV/AIDS in Asia-Pacific
This report documents the efforts by UNDP to support the empowerment of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) and related organizations in the Asia Pacific region from 2001 to 2004. It examines the achievements made and the lessons learned in the...