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Friday, January 22, 2010
Election: Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka elects on national level a head of state - the president - and a legislature. The president is elected by popular vote for a six year term by the people. The Parliament has 225 members, elected for a six year term, 196 members elected in...
Friday, January 22, 2010
Election: Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Kitts and Nevis elects on national level a legislature. The National Assembly has 15 members. In the National Assembly, 3 members are nominated to the House to serve a 5-year term and 11 members are elected by popular vote to serve a 5-year...
Thursday, August 27, 2009
Parliamentary elections will be held in Norway on 14 September 2009. The Storting, or Parliament, is Norway’s democratically elected national assembly. 169 representatives are elected for a four-year period of office. Their duty is to represent the...
Friday, October 10, 2008
European Women's Lobby 50/50 Campaign
The “50/50 Campaign for Democracy” of the European Women’s Lobby is a push for concrete action to increase women’s presence in politics and in the 2009 European Parliament elections. The Campaign is endorsed by prominent personalities across Europe...
Tuesday, October 07, 2008
EWL Lobbying Kit: No Modern European Democracy without Gender Equality
The Kit has been produced in the context of the EWL Campaign “No Modern European Democracy without Gender Equality” to be launched officially in September 2009. The Kit comprises of two sections. In the first section, you will find an Action Kit,...
Thursday, August 28, 2008
Explaining Women’s Representation: The Role of Legislative Recruitment & Electoral Systems
This paper examines the principal steps involved in the process of recruiting individuals to countries’ legislatures. It also looks at the effect of development, culture, and a country’s electoral system on women’s representation.
Thursday, February 15, 2007
Electoral Processes in Selected Countries of the Middle East: A Case Study
The paper includes three brief case studies of the electoral processes in Yemen, Lebanon and Jordan. It attempts to assess how the electoral process in each of these countries was supportive, or not, of women’s participation. It also identifies the...