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Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Women and Political Transition: The Risk of Replicating Inequality and the Fundamental Need for Gender Parity in Decision-Making
The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) includes gender equality and women’s empowerment programming as a key facet of its democracy-building work in countries transitioning from violent conflict to more stable political processes...
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Women and Violent Radicalization in Jordan
Like many countries around the world, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan faces risks from “violent radicalization,” often defined as a process through which a person comes to embrace the use of violence to serve an ideology, religion or political goal...
Monday, June 13, 2016
Women in Power and Decision-Making in the Eastern Partnership Countries
This study report on Women in Power and Decision-Making in the Eastern Partnership Countries, 2015 is part of the project Short term high quality studies to support activities under the Eastern Partnership – HiQSTEP, carried out by an international...
Monday, April 18, 2016
Women in Parliament: 20 years in review
The Inter-parliamentary Union has recently published a report reviewing the developments made in women's participation in parliaments in the last 20 years, globally, regionally and at the country level. The report shows that the past 20 years have...
Friday, April 01, 2016
Women in Parliaments in 2015: The year in review
The number of women Speakers of Parliament reached an all-time high by the end of 2015 at 49 (or 17.9% of the total number of Speakers), reports the Inter-parliamentary Union (IPU) in “Women in Parliaments in 2015: The year in review”. That is up...
Monday, February 08, 2016
Women's Empowerment in Uganda. Impact evaluation of the project 'Piloting gender sensitive livelihoods in Karamoja'
Oxfam GB’s Global Performance Framework is part of the organisation’s effort to better understand and communicate its effectiveness, as well as enhance learning across the organisation. Under this framework, a small number of completed or mature...
Friday, November 13, 2015
Women, Business and the Law 2016. Getting to Equal Key Findings
Since 2009, Women, Business and the Law has collected data about legal restrictions on women’s entrepreneurship and employment in order to inform policy discussions and promote research on the linkages between the law and women’s economic...
Women and conflict Ukraine: photo exhibition
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Women and conflict Ukraine: photo exhibition
4 December 2014 –A photo exhibition "Women and conflict in Ukraine", organized  by the UN Office in Ukraine together with the Ministry of Social Policy and Ukrainian Women's Fund. More than 40 pictures have been selected to be exhibited depicting...
Friday, October 17, 2014
Women's political participation in Tunisia after the Revolution
Women from all walks of life, age groups and regions of Tunisia took to the streets in the December 2010 –January 2011 uprising that led to the ousting of former dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali on January 14, 2011. Women also participated in large...
Friday, June 27, 2014
Women in Politics in Slovenia
Slovenia is one of the newer European states. This year we marked the 22nd anniversary of the independence declaration. It joined the European Union in 2004.    Over twenty years of establishing and consolidating the new government institutions is ...
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Women in the new Tunisian Constitution
Inclusive and effective political institutions (parliament, constituent assemblies, and political parties) are critical to respond to citizen’s expectations for voice, development and accountability: this requires a constant engagement with...
Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Women Building Peace
This volume looks back at a wealth of women’s peacebuilding practice documented by Accord since 1998. Case studies from Cambodia,  Sierra Leone, northern Uganda, Papua New Guinea–Bougainville, Northern  Ireland, Angola, Sudan, Indonesia–Aceh and ...
Monday, May 05, 2014
Women as Agents of Change: Having Voice in Society and Influencing Policy
The World Bank’s World Development Report on Gender Equality and Development (WDR2012)identified women’s voice, agency and participation as a key dimension of gender equality and as a majorpolicy priority. Agency, as defined in the WDR2012, is the...
Friday, May 02, 2014
Women and Natural Resources: Unlocking the Peacebuilding Potential
This report looks at women's potential contributions to peacebuilding from the under-explored angle of natural resources, relating the ways they use, manage, benefit from the latter to their access to participation in peacebuilding.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Women’s Representation in Leadership in Viet Nam
The purpose of this report is to highlight trends in women’s representation in Viet Nam’s government, provide an overview of the legal framework related to women’s leadership and to discuss the challenges and barriers faced by women in the public...
Monday, April 28, 2014
Women's Rights Survey 2010: Jordan
The women’s rights movement in Jordan began in the early 20th century in the form of voluntary social and charitable activities. The Jordanian Women’s Union was established in January 1945, and after the kingdom gained independence from Britain in...
Monday, April 28, 2014
Women's Participation in Elections
Across Asia, there is a growing commitment to democratic principles of governance and citizen participation. However, in many Asian countries, women still face serious cultural, social, and legal barriers that constrain their full participation in...
Monday, April 28, 2014
Women’s Political Participation in Asia and the Pacific
This paper examines current patterns of women’s political participation in the four subregions (Eastern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, South Asia and the Pacific Islands) of the Asia-Pacific region. Key enablers and obstacles to women’s equal...