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Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Working for Equality in Bhutan
This Workshop Report was originally published by International IDEA here on January 11, 2016. Women continue to be underrepresented in Bhutan politics and following the general elections in 2013 the number of women parliamentarians sank from 14...
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Workshop on Advocacy and Politics in Dallas
The Advocacy and Politics Workshop will take place in Dallas, on March 4, 2016. It will include an introduction to advocacy and campaign strategy as well as a Fundraising for Advocates course and Political Fundraising Fundamentals. This workshop is...
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Workshop: Careers in Politics
The Careers in politics Workshop will take place in Miami on February 19, 2016. This four-hour workshop will cover these five highly needed political careers today for women: Strategists, lobbyists, communications, consultants, social media...
Monday, January 11, 2016
Women and Leadership: Public Says Women are Equally Qualified, but Barriers Persist
This report explores public attitudes about gender and leadership with a particular focus on leadership in U.S. politics and business. The analysis is based on two new Pew Research Center surveys. In addition to the surveys, this report draws on...
Women Suffrage
Monday, April 27, 2015
We women must vote or be ignored
On February 6, 1918, a select group gained suffrage but it took 10 more years before all women had the same voting rights as men. Yet at the last election, in 2010, more than nine million women didn’t use that hard-won right. As we approach polling...
Women in the USA
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Women and politics: Slow growth in all but a few towns
While women in southern New Jersey government agree they haven’t shattered the glass ceiling in politics, fewer of them are getting headaches from bumping up against it these days and several have broken through to achieve historic firsts.   At the...
Monday, December 29, 2014
Women take 7 of Taiwan's 22 council speaker seats
A new day for women dawned in Taiwan Thursday, with females winning seven of the 22 city and county council speaker positions throughout the country.  The seven are Wu Pi-chu of Taipei, Kang Yu-cheng of Kaohsiung city, Jao Ching-ling of Taitung...
Monday, December 15, 2014
What can we do to improve female representation in politics?
It’s no secret that women are vastly underrepresented at all levels of government, all across the world. In the UK, there are five women in David Cameron’s cabinet,out of 22 positions, and only 22% of MPs are women. The Global Gender Gap report,...
Friday, December 12, 2014
Women don't run? USA
An interest in the gender gap between the representations of female candidates in U.S. elections compared to their male counterparts led two University of Pittsburgh professors to take the issue into the laboratory for three years of research....
Kalthoum Kennou
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Woman Running for President Shows Tunisia’s Arab Spring Progress
In a life spanning colonial rule, war, autocracy and revolution, Tunis resident Halima never saw a reason to vote. A chance meeting in a souk earlier this month gave her one. She was introduced to Kalthoum Kannou, who has three children, a long...
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Why Women Are the Supervoters in This Year's Midterm Elections, USA
Women across the country do amazing and powerful things every day, but we have a special superpower right now: Our votes. Why are we so powerful right now? Why are we "Supervoters?" Because in the upcoming midterm elections, control of the U.S....
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Women voters likely to decide Georgia elections
This year’s midterm election seems all about the women. More campaign ads than ever feature women or focus on women’s issues. It’s a strategy that makes sense when you consider there are 29,426 registered female voters in Athens-Clarke County alone...
Women's political participation in Pakistan
Monday, October 20, 2014
Women's political participation in Pakistan
By Noran Elashi  Women’s political participation and protection of women’s rights has always been a challenge in the Developing countries. Despite the fact that Pakistan is a developing country with a developing economy yet women have actively been...
Sunday, October 19, 2014
Women's political participation in Pakistan
By Noran Elashi  Women’s political participation and protection of women’s rights has always been a challenge in the Developing countries. Despite the fact that Pakistan is a developing country with a developing economy yet women have actively been...
Une Tunisienne manifeste pendant le Printemps Arabe
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Women and politics: the case of post-revolutionary Tunisia
by Sarah Bernolet    A Presidential election will be held in Tunisia on the 23rd of November 2014, a month after the parliamentary election. If necessary, there will be a second round of voting on the 28th of December. This will be the first regular...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Women and politics: the case of post-revolutionary Tunisia
by Sarah Bernolet    A Presidential election will be held in Tunisia on the 23rd of November 2014, a month after the parliamentary election. If necessary, there will be a second round of voting on the 28th of December. This will be the first regular...
Friday, September 12, 2014
Women in Government
This wonderful infographic summarizes all the relevant data on women in all branches of government as well as legislation in place for women's political participation from around the world.
Atlas of Electoral Gender Quotas
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Women and democracy in Latin America: time for parties to make a difference
Latin America has made considerable progress increasing political representation of women, but more active measures are needed to increase outcomes. With an average of 23.9% in 2014, the proportion of women in lower houses of parliament or single-...

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