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Friday, May 03, 2019
South Africa: Gender and elections pre-audit
May 3: A preliminary gender audit of the South African elections due to be held on 8 May shows that while there will be a slight increase in women’s representation, women are still missing from the top echelons of political parties and from the...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Sexism, harassment and violence against women in parliaments in Europe
This regional study seeks to take the initial findings of a 2016 IPU report further, focusing specifically on the situation in parliaments in Europe. It is the result of close collaboration between the IPU and the Parliamentary Assembly of the...
Tuesday, May 02, 2017
Shaping the International Agenda: Raising Women’s Voices in Intergovernmental Forums
Business as usual is not an option. To fulfil the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, including Sustainable Development Goal 5 on achieving gender equality and empowering all women and girls, concrete actions and intensified commitments to...
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Tuesday, April 11, 2017
SheVotes: Examining women's participation in elections
Despite women comprising nearly half of the world’s population, they continue to be drastically underrepresented in political leadership positions around the world. In fact, most have little or no access to the very decision-making tables where the...
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Strengthening women’s political participation: An analysis of the impact of women’s parliamentary networks in Europe and Central Asia
Gender equality is fundamental to responsive and accountable democratic societies. Women’s representation in elected institutions in equal proportion to men is key to the credibility and legitimacy of parliaments, national assemblies and local...
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Social Media: Advancing Women in Politics?
The rise of social media in the past decade has changed the political landscape - not only the way friends connect with one another, but also how people and public officials communicate. Elected officials and governments across the globe are able to...
Thursday, June 02, 2016
Sex, Bipartisanship, and Collaboration in the U.S. Congress
Are women in Congress really more likely than their male counterparts to work together and get things done, regardless of party lines? Or are they first and foremost partisan creatures? This Political Parity report was authored by researchers...
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Shadow Report: Czech Republic The 63rd CEDAW Session
The Czech Women’s Lobby (CWL), as a network of 30 NGO’s and academic institutions focusing on gender equality, submits this Shadow report with regard to the consideration of the Sixth Periodic Report submitted by the Czech Republic to the United...
Saturday, March 14, 2015
Summary Report: The Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action turns 20
The present report is a synthesis of the Secretary-General's report (E/CN.6/2015/3) on the 20-year review and appraisal of the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the outcomes of the twenty-third special session of...
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Special report: A Pacific milestone – the Fijiana 8s demonstrate women power
Last month’s Fiji general election was historic because it brought about the first Parliament that has gathered in Fiji in eight years. But also because it set a new record for women representation, reports Asia-Pacific Journalism. Pacific Scoop:...
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
State of Local Democracy in the Arab World
This report includes a tool for carrying out self-assessments of the state of local democracy. The assessment tool was developed by International IDEA and has been used with great success to carry out assessments in many countries, including new as...
Friday, May 02, 2014
Substantive Equality and Reproductive Rights: A Briefing Paper on Aligning Development Goals with Human Rights Obligations
This briefing paper is intended to provide guidance on how to incorporate the principles of substantive equality into the Post-2015 Agenda. Specifically, when considering reproductive rights and gender equality in these programs, states should take...
Monday, April 28, 2014
Status of Violence against Women in Jordan
Violence against women is a global concern, not restricted to certain peoples,but may differ in the form or size of the phenomenon. All religions emphasize respect for human rights, irrespective of sex, color and race. This is also re-iterated in...
Friday, February 14, 2014
Survey Report: Syria Peace Talks Fail to Engage Women
In partnership with the Center for Civil Society and Democracy in Syria, Inclusive Security conducted a survey of 110 women living and working inside Syria. The resulting report shows they overwhelmingly support the inclusion of women, and of civil...
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
State of Women's Representation 2013, USA
Nearly 100 years ago, American women gained the right to vote with the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment. This victory came after a decades-long struggle to amend the U.S. Constitution so that women could never be barred from the polls on the...
Thursday, May 30, 2013
South Africa Local Government Gender Policy Framework
Local Government has a significant role to play in the achievement of government's goal of "a better life for all." If Local Government were to effectively facilitate the social and economic development of communities and households, the quality of...
Saturday, February 02, 2013
Strong voices: Yemeni Women's Political Participation from Protest to Transition
Based on focus group discussions with women from different backgrounds in Aden, Sa’ada, Sana’a and Ta’iz, the report, prepared by SaferWorld, seeks to shed light on the participation of women in street and institutional politics during Yemen’s...
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Seeing Beyond the State: Grassroots Women’s Perspectives on Corruption and Anti-Corruption
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) – in partnership with the Huairou Commission (HC) - launched a new gender-themed publication at the 15th biennial International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC), a global forum organized by...