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Monday, July 24, 2017
She Should Run Launches Campaign To Reach Gender Parity In Politics By 2030
Women make up just 20% of seats in Congress, 24% of state elective executive offices, and 25% of state legislatures seats across the U.S., according to data from the Center for American Women and Politics. She Should Run wants to change that. The...
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Thursday, March 30, 2017
She Forum Africa urges more participation of women in Nigerian politics
The Founder of ‘She Forum Africa’, a pan-African NGO, Ms Inimfon Etuk, advocated on Wednesday for more women participation in politics in order to promote entrepreneurship and women’s business initiatives in local communities. In a statement signed...
Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Summary of the e-Discussion on the SDGs and women's political participation
From 9 January to 12 February 2017, iKNOW Politics hosted an e-Discussion on Women’s political participation: a fundamental prerequisite for gender equality, democracy and achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Fourteen experts from...
Tuesday, October 04, 2016
Song on Gender Equality: In My Hand - بئيدي
The Institute for Women’s Studies in the Arab World (IWSAW) at the Lebanese American University focuses on advancing women’s empowerment and gender equality. As part of its efforts to engage youth as champions for gender equality, IWSAW released an...
Wednesday, May 04, 2016
Summary of the e-Discussion on "Parliamentary Oversight of Gender Equality"
The e-discussion was hosted on the iKNOW Politics online platform and received thirteen contributions, nine in English and four in Spanish. The contributions were submitted by international organizations, Members of Parliament, judges, policy...
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Site #womenalsoknowstuff provides information on female political scientists
The platform #womenalsoknowstuff is an online project that enables access to women experts on a wide range of topics. From African Politics, to International Law or Institutional Design, the platform provides information about dozens of female...
Sunday, July 27, 2014
Sanchaita Gajapati Raju-young restless woman, determined to bring lasting change
It all started with a visit to a rural Indian village. Sanchaita Gajapati Raju draws inspiration from her mother, who from a very young age instilled in her a deep civic sense and encouraged her to help those less fortunate. On a visit to an...
Friday, March 21, 2014
Statement by UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka on the outcome of the 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women
UN Women welcomes the outcome of the 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women. The agreement represents a milestone towards a transformative global development agenda that puts the empowerment of women and girls at its centre. Member...
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...
Monday, November 18, 2013
Soulaliyate Movement empowers rural women in Morocco
Morocco's Soulaliyate Movement has been gaining ground since 2007. On a daily basis, these women fight the absurdity of archaic laws and men whom they consider to be their enemies. The article provides details of a meeting with this movement. We...
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Seven local women from Pensacola form Institute for Women in Politics, USA
Seven local women announced the formation of the Institute for Women in Politics of Northwest Florida Inc. The nonprofit corporation will “provide ... training resources and counseling services to promote and fulfill the vital need for women to...
Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Southeast Asia: Women politicians call for increased participation
As many as 14 women politicians from Indonesia, Malaysia, Cambodia, the Philippines and Timor Leste called for bigger and better female political representation and participation in Southeast Asia. The call was made during the regional Women’s...
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...
Thursday, April 28, 2011
Statement on violence against women in politics in Nigeria
The Violence Against Women in Politics (VAWiP) initiative is part of a larger Africa regional project by UN Women which aims at stimulating evidence-based, systematic and institutionalized response mechanisms to the issue of electoral violence...
Thursday, May 06, 2010
Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting on Promoting Gender Balance and Participation of Women in Political and Public Life
ODIHR, in co-operation with the OSCE Chairperson in Office will be hosting the annual Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting on Promoting Gender Balance and Women's Participation in Political and Public Life, to be held in Vienna on 6-7 Vienna (...
Tuesday, October 06, 2009
Shifting Agendas: PSA (UK) Women & Politics Conference
This conference will showcase gender research from across the discipline of Politics. Colleagues researching women & politics will be all too aware of the need to work across identity boundaries and to incorporate conceptions of...
Friday, June 12, 2009
SVRI Forum 2009: Coordinated evidence-based responses to end sexual violence
Sexual violence has long been neglected both as a public health problem and a violation of multiple human rights. Rape is a threat to global security, and constitutes a crime against humanity. No rape free societies exist today. Rape impacts on the...