The Political Participation of Youth

The political participation of youth


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Thursday, October 08, 2020
Why Malaysia needs more young leaders in Parliament
In his paper “Does it matter that politicians are older than their constituents? Yes.”, Harvard postdoctoral fellow Charles T McClean posits: “Young people are under-represented in most political institutions. Over half of the world’s voters are...
Monday, January 08, 2018
Women in politics: Invitation to shadow Welsh Assembly member
Young women are being given the chance to shadow an assembly member for the day in an effort to boost female participation in politics. The February event includes a Senedd tour, a question and answer session and a debate about the role of women....
Friday, September 23, 2016
Women gain political representation and leadership in rural China
Liao Bin, from the Hunan province in China, was elected as the head of her Village Committee at 27. Her average day looks like this: hours spent in efforts to boost the economy of the village, caring for left-behind children of migrant workers, and...
Monday, July 25, 2016
What the women say: Tunisia
This interview was published in 2013. At the time of the interview, Omezzine Khalife was a member of Ettakatol Party and ran for the Constituent Assembly in Tunisia. She was a member of the Ettakatol’s Women’s Organization. Omezzine speaks here to...
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Workshop on “Open Government Projects”
Organized by the OAS Fellows in Open Government, it is intended for representatives of civil society organizations, governments, media, and businesses and aims at devising and implementing Open Government projects in the Hemisphere. The event takes...
Tuesday, February 09, 2016
Women and Politics in Turkey
CaféBabel, the collaborative online magazine created by young Europeans in 2001, published an article on the relationship between women and politics in Turkey. In the article, Seyma Gelen, feminist and researcher transnational electoral sociology at...
Occupy London
Friday, March 06, 2015
Webinar Youth for Democracy and Social Action
Traditional political institutions have undertaken efforts to become more accessible for young people and women yet it seems these efforts were not enough to break the hierarchical structure of these institutions. In both north and south, citizens...
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...
Young women in parliament
Thursday, October 09, 2014
Webinar on the participation of young women in parliament
Join us on October 14th 2014 for a webinar with the youngest women parliamentarians in the US and Tonga. Lemasingo Tanya Nai (26) - the youngest candidate contesting in the upcoming parliamentary elections in Tonga and Nily Rozic who upon her...
Monday, August 04, 2014
The Strasbourg World Forum for Democracy is an annual gathering of leaders, opinion-makers, civil society activists, representatives of business, academia, media and professional groups to debate key challenges for democracies worldwide. The...
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Women, Ethnicity, Religion and Politics-Exploring perspectives
As a country blessed with a rich diversity of peoples, Malaysia is multi-cultural, multi-ethnic and multi-religious. However, today, we see the use of ethnicity and religion to justify violence, discrimination and the violation of human rights. ...
Monday, December 30, 2013
Women in South Asia: Looking back at 2013, and ahead to 2014
Swarna Rajagopalan takes a look at the events that shaped women's rights and gender issues in South Asia in the last year, and what changes and developments we might see in the new year. 2013 witnessed a new awareness about sexual and gender-...
Thursday, May 02, 2013
Why don't young women stay in UK politics?
Lots of vibrant young women enter UK politics - but only a few of them stand the test of time. Twenty-five year-old Charlotte Henry, a former Liberal Democrat candidate in the May 2010 London Assembly election and political blogger, explores why,...
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Women in the New Tunisia
United Nations, New York - Tunisia -- a country in transition. But while the Revolution brought justice for one young woman, the struggle is ongoing to make sure rights for ALL women are preserved in the new Tunisia. Here's our story.
Thursday, February 15, 2007
World Survey on the Role of Women in Development 2004: Women and International Migration
This report sets out recommendations to improve the situation of migrant, refugee and trafficked women. It discusses issues relating to gender equality and international migration; poverty reduction and sustainable development; family and labor...