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Blas Llano & Patrick Kemper, Paraguay (IPU)
Friday, August 12, 2022
Do you say yes to youth? 1 year of the IPU’s campaign
On this International Youth Day, the IPU congratulates all the young MPs making a mark in their respective parliaments. They are the future of democracy but with less than 3% of MPs under 30, young people remain severely under-represented....
If elected to power, Murmu will be the first tribal President of India (© The Indian Express)
Monday, June 27, 2022
Droupadi Murmu: 10 things to know about NDA’s presidential nominee
Droupadi Murmu: Here is everything you need to know about BJP's candidate for Presidency. Droupadi Murmu, a tribal leader from Odisha, was  on Tuesday named the ruling NDA’s candidate for the forthcoming Presidential election. The decision was taken...
Democratic nominee for Ohio Governor Nan Whaley SAM GREENE/THE ENQUIRER
Thursday, May 12, 2022
Democrat Nan Whaley makes Ohio history as first woman nominated to run for governor
Democrat Nan Whaley broke a political glass ceiling Tuesday when she became the first woman in Ohio history to win a major party nomination to run for governor. "This is a historic moment for the Democratic Party and for all of Ohio," said Whaley. "...
Election workers count ballots during the 2012 Timor-Leste presidential elections at a polling station in the capital Dili, March 17, 2021. Credit: Sandra Magno/UNDP
Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Does Timor-Leste’s upcoming election herald a more inclusive and progressive democracy?
Next week’s election will feature more female candidates than ever, but their impact on the country’s patriarchal cultural norms remains to be seen. Next week, Timor-Leste will hold the seventh presidential election that the country has conducted on...
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Deb Sofield
The Women's Campaign School at Yale University is a non-partisan and issue neutral leadership program that gathers women from the United States and across the world for an intensive five-day training. With the aim to improve women’s political...
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Dalel Krichen
The Women's Campaign School (WCS) at Yale University is a non-partisan and issue neutral leadership program that gathers women from the United States and across the world for an intensive five-day training. With the aim to improve women’s political...
Monday, February 29, 2016
Documentary "Power in our Pockets: Social Media, Money and Politics in the Digital Age"
Both men and women politicians need money because it is critical for communicating with constituents. Political parties, candidates and other electoral institutions need funding to carry out tasks including campaigns. Money can also have a serious...
Quotas for female politicians, elections in Brazil
Thursday, October 09, 2014
Do Quotas for Female Politicians Work?
Photo-Paulo Whitaker/Reuters SÃO PAULO—This year, for the first time in Brazil’s history, two women—incumbent President Dilma Rousseff and former environment minister Marina Silva—had a serious chance of winning the presidency. Marina, who sought...
Sunday, July 27, 2014
Democrats look for money and votes from women (USA)
With just 99 days to go until election day in November, political parties and candidates are all hard at work, looking for votes. Democrats want to make sure they get as many women's votes as they can. So they brought national Democratic Party Chair...
Monday, December 02, 2013
Delhi: Parties claim big, but still keep women out
Campaigning for the December 4 Assembly elections in Delhi ended on Monday with around 25 rallies and road shows being organised in the capital. The public engagement programmers included those by BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Delhi...
Thursday, July 11, 2013
Daughter of murdered mayoral candidate wins election, Mexico
 On the same day that she buried her father, Alma Leticia Reyes decided that she would follow in his footsteps and continue his candidacy for mayor of a Mexican town herself, and now - after winning the election - she will have the chance to carry...
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Democracy and the Challenge of Change: A Guide to Increasing Women's Political Participation
Drawing on its 25 years of experience in the women’s political participation field, NDI has released a new guide for democracy practitioners to help them develop and carry out effective programs to bring more women into government and politics.  “In...
Thursday, January 07, 2010
Dear Friend: Do you feel powerless in the face of government? Are you frustrated with health care reform that no one understands – wars that seem to go on forever – taxes that keep climbing – a devastating unemployment situation – bail outs...
Friday, January 02, 2009
Deadline: Campaigns Skills Training
Thinking about running for office or want to learn how to help others win campaigns? Attend our annual campaign skills conference and learn the basics of fundraising, grassroots operations, messaging, and self-assessment on Saturday, April 4, 2009...
Saturday, December 01, 2007
Democracies in Development - Politics and Reform in Latin America
The advance of democracy in Latin America over the past quarter century has contributed significantly to ensuring respect for fundamental political freedoms, civil liberties, and human rights. This updated and expanded edition of Democracies in...