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Friday, October 07, 2011
Unseeing Eyes: Media Coverage and Gender in Latin American Elections
In a society where mass media is the main venue for political information and electoral competition, limited visibility during a campaign can be challenging to a candidate and limit the possibilities of being elected. This study covers five...
Friday, September 16, 2011
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: legislative elections
Description of government structure: •Chief of State: President KHALIFA bin Zayid al-Nuhayyan * •Head of Government: Prime Minister MUHAMMAD bin Rashid al-Maktum •Assembly: United Arab Emirates has a unicameral Federal National Council (Majlis al-...
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
At stake in this Referendum: A referendum to adopt an alternative vote (AV) electoral system. Description of government structure: Chief of State: Queen ELIZABETH II  Head of Government: Prime Minister David CAMERON ** Assembly: United Kingdom...
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
UGANDA: Presidential and Parliamentary Elections
On February 18th, Uganda is holding presidential and parliamentary elections. The President is elected by popular vote to serve a 5-year term. In the National Assembly, 214 members are elected by direct popular vote to serve 5-year terms, 81 members...
Wednesday, October 20, 2010
The 2010 midterm election will be held on Tuesday, November 2 with at least 36 of the 100 seats in the Senate being contested and all House seats coming up for election. Mid-term elections will take place in the United States of America on 2...
Wednesday, November 19, 2008
UNIFEM’s Gender Equality in Political Governance Programme in the Pacific – Moving Forward
Within two months after setting up office, the United Nations Development Fund for Women’s (UNIFEM) Gender Equality in Political Governance Programme (GEPG) in the Pacific has already started making waves. UNIFEM’s GEPG Programme is a 5 year...
Wednesday, November 07, 2007
UNIFEM Afganistan Fact Sheet 2007
This factsheet presents key statistics on women’s representation in politics, labor force, health care, and education system in Afghanistan. It also describes issues around marriage and sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) in Afghanistan....
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
UNDP's Quick Entry Points to Women's Empowerment and Gender Equality
This training guide focuses on the human rights-based approach to development cooperation as a framework for women's empowerment and gender equality. It emphasizes the need for development cooperation to empower women and to ensure gender equality...