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Monday, September 12, 2011
Gender-Sensitizing Commonwealth Parliaments
In February and March 2001 the CPA, with the assistance of the CPA Malaysia Branch and the approval of the CPA Executive Committee, arranged a Study Group in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Gender-Sensitizing Commonwealth Parliaments. The aims of the...
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Gender mainstreaming in Latin American Parliaments: A work in progress
Gender equality in political participation is essential when evaluating the level of development in democracy. For decades women have been systematically kept on the sidelines and often faced the challenge of adapting to rules or parliamentary life...
Monday, March 09, 2009
Getting Ahead: Testimonials of Women in Politics (Trailer)
iKNOW Politics and its partners present the film entitled Getting Ahead: Testimonials from Women in Politics that features incredible stories of women politicians from around the world. The film highlights the cases of prominent women leaders from...
Monday, June 04, 2007
Getting The Balance Right In National Parliaments
This brief provides description of quotas for women, proportional representation, and campaign subsidies as tools for overcoming structural barriers and achieving critical mass of women in politics.
Thursday, March 08, 2007
Guidebook on Strengthening the Representative Capacity of Legislatures
This background paper was prepared for a UNDP staff training seminar entitled, “Strengthening the Legislature – Challenges and Techniques,” held in Brussels in October 2001. It is intended as a practical guide for those designing programs to...
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Gender Mainstreaming in Parliaments: International Best Practices
This paper serves as a guideline for parliamentarians to facilitate the process of gender mainstreaming in Viet Nam by providing examples of best practices employed by parliaments around the world. It highlights the emerging gender issues with...
Friday, February 09, 2007
Gender Budget Initiatives: Strategies, Concepts and Experiences
This publication consists of a collection of papers from the High Level International Conference, "Strengthening Economic and Financial Governance Through Gender Responsive Budgeting," held in Brussels in October 2001. These papers highlight the...