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Friday, August 22, 2014
The Success and the Barriers to Women's Representation in Southeast Asia: Between State Policies, Political Parties and Women’s Movement
This e-book with the title “The Success and the Barriers to Women’s Representation in Southeast Asia: Between State Policies, Political Parties and Women’s Movement” is a result of analysis of four regional researches conducted in a USAID Program...
Friday, August 01, 2014
The government is making gender equality a tougher battle in Australia
Photo: Alex Ellinghausen A national meeting of Labor women has been told the government is making gender equality a tougher battle in Australia. Deputy Opposition Leader Tanya Plibersek told the convention on Saturday that a range of budget measures...
Monday, July 21, 2014
The Gender Gap Exists When It Comes to Who Donates to Political Campaigns
The gender gap in American salaries is well documented, but it turns out this disparity in pay extends into the political realm as well. Women also donate much less to political campaigns than their male counterparts. So far in the 2014 election...
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
The incredibly poor gender diversity of elected state officials in the U.S., in 7 maps and charts
South Carolina’s Senate is the nation’s least gender-diverse legislative chamber, with just 2 percent representation, according to data from theCenter for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University’s Eagleton Institute of Politics. Of the 45...
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Twitter chat with Sonja Lokar
Twitter Chat with iKNOW Politics expert Sonia Lokar on women’s political participation during the electoral process and elections taking place July 13 in Slovenia. #electionsSlovenia Host:  @iKNOW_Politics Guest:    Sonja Lokar @CEEGENDERNET Time: ...
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Twitter chat on women in the Slovenian Elections
Twitter Chat with iKNOW Politics expert Sonia Lokar on women’s political participation during the electoral process and elections taking place July 13 in Slovenia. #electionsSlovenia Host:  @iKNOW_Politics Guest: Twitter name Sonia Lokar   @...
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Turkish women establishing political party
Turkey's first women-only party was established on June 26 after a group of women has submitted a petition to the Interior Ministry, allowing it to participate in parliamentary elections held in 2015. The party demands the construction of democratic...
Friday, June 06, 2014
Training Modules to Increase Women's Political Participation
These new training materials take best practices and approaches from NDI's work around the world and make them into a set of tools to increase the quality of training programs for women as voters, advocates, elections officials, political party...
Friday, March 21, 2014
Ted Cruz: Republican Women are the ‘Strongest Force’ in Politics
Thousands of Republican grassroots activists are gathering across Texas in Senate District (SD) and county conventions to continue the process that began in their local precincts on March 4th, of building the new 2014 Republican Party of Texas...
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Thirty Years of Democracy: Riding the Wave? Women's Political Participation in Latin America
30 Years of Democracy: Riding the Wave? Women’s Political Participation in Latin America examines the progress made in women’s participation at all levels of public and party decision making, in the three decades since the start of the third wave...
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
The women of Westminster have had enough
Are the women of Whitehall and Westminster so hacked off with our degraded way of doing politics that they are finally going to force some revolutionary changes? I’ve never known so many senior women so dismayed by the one-upmanship games of male...
Thursday, October 24, 2013
There's less hostility to women candidates than often thought
Hillary Clinton's near-tear on the eve of the 2008 New Hampshire primary was a political game-changer. "I couldn't do it if I didn't just passionately believe it was the right thing to do," Clinton told a local resident. "I have so many...
Monday, October 14, 2013
The only woman in the room? USA
Why some say the GOP can't compete until it adds more female consultants to its ranks “If you look at the numbers, women are the majority of the population; we’re the majority of voters,” Thompson says. “We have a higher turnout ratio, and we’re the...
Monday, October 14, 2013
The State of Women in America
"A 50-State Analysis of How Women Are Faring Across the Nation The role of women in the United States has changed dramatically over the past few decades. For one, more and more women have taken on new responsibilities outside the home by joining the...
Monday, September 09, 2013
The Road to substantive democracy: Women’s political participation in the Americas
The democratic current witnessed in some countries of the Americas during the latter half ofthe 20th century, which led to the overthrow ofrepressive regimes, has brought aboutsignificant changesto the political and electoralsystems of the region. ...
Friday, September 06, 2013
Time for Women: An Interview with Two of Papua New Guinea's Newest Women Parliamentarians
Interview conducted by UN WOMEN with Two of Papua New Guinea's Newest Women Parliamentarians.
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
The rise of USA's political heiresses
American political dynasties historically have been built on power passed from fathers to sons, brothers to brothers, even husbands to wives: the Adamses, the Kennedys, the Bushes, the Clintons. Now, it is the daughters' turn. When Michelle Nunn ...
Thursday, July 25, 2013
The dilemma for female candidates in Indonesia
The 30 percent quota requirement for women was legally reaffirmed by the Constitutional Court earlier this year. This is certainly good news for women hoping to run for seats in the upcoming legislative election, as the ruling has reinforced the...