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Thursday, February 18, 2016
Me and my country, 5 years into the Arab uprisings: Zahra' Langhi from Libya
Libyan scholar and activist Zahra Langhi, whom iKNOW Politics interviewed in 2015, lives in exile in Egypt. She was among those who called for a "Day of Anger" against Muammar Gaddafi in February 2011. Five years later, she looks back at the Libyan...
Thursday, April 09, 2015
MPs commit to transformative action on global peace and development
Members of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) have committed to taking the necessary action to carry forward proposed new sustainable development goals (SDGs) due to be adopted later this year. The success of the SDGs would transform the world and...
Kurdish politician Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman Photo: Linkedin/Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Meet the Kurdish female politician fighting the Islamic State
Kurdish politician Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman tells Sofia Barbarani how her family were murdered in a terrorist attack and why she's battling Isil. To read the article published on 20th February 2015, please click here.
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Malian lawyer builds peace and hope
The stories of gang-rape, forced marriage and fathers being forced to rape their own daughters at gunpoint keep her awake at night. Saran Keïta Diakité has listened to countless women recount the atrocities that the people of her war-torn country (...
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Malian lawyer builds peace and hope
The stories of gang-rape, forced marriage and fathers being forced to rape their own daughters at gunpoint keep her awake at night. Saran Keïta Diakité has listened to countless women recount the atrocities that the people of her war-torn country (...
Monday, April 29, 2013
Misconceptions Abound On Gaza's Women, Politics
It has become commonplace when reading about Gaza to come across descriptions of it as an "Islamist enclave" or "Hamas-controlled territory" and so on. In case someone exists who does not know what Hamas is all about, commentators make sure their...
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Myanmar: A Woman’s (Political) Work is Never Done
As a former political prisoner, Thin Thin Aye knows something about fear: that you should never let it stand in your way. That’s why the veteran activist, better known as Mee Mee, has made it her mission to persuade other Burmese women to set aside...
Thursday, November 01, 2012
MENA: What the Arab Spring has done for women’s equality, in one chart
We’ve been looking throughout the day at new data from the World Economic Forum on gender equality throughout the world. We found that the U.S. is finally catching up and in some places exceeding Europe on gender equality and explored the surprising...
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
MENA: Morsi Adviser: Female and Christian VPs in Egypt
There’s been a dramatic change of fate in Egypt: Mohamed Morsi was once a prisoner under President Hosni Mubarak. Now Morsi is president-elect of Egypt, at the very same time Mubarak is serving his sentence in the notorious Tora Prison. Now Egypt’s...
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
MENA: Religion is not the biggest enemy for Arab women, poll finds
In accepting the Nobel Peace Prize last year, Yemeni activist Tawakkol Karman thanked women of the Arab world for her medal. Without their struggle to win equal rights, she would not be there, she said. The greatest challenge in that quest is not...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Malaysia: Government Recognises Women's Participation in Nation Development
The Malaysian government's introduction of various policies and programmes for women reflects on the recognition of their contributions to the nation's development. Girl Guides Association of Malaysia Chief Commissioner Datin Seri Zalihah Mohd Taib...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Maldives: Amnesty condemns violent MNDF attack on a group of “peaceful women protesters”
Amnesty International has condemned attacks on a group of women in Addu Atoll by the Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF), after obtaining testimonies from victims of a crackdown on demonstrators at a rally during the recent visit to the...
Monday, May 11, 2009
Meeting Report: Increasing Momentum for UNSCR 1325 National Action Plans
This is a summary report from the meeting aimed at discussing strategies for increasing the development and implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 National Action Plans. The meeting was convened by Mary Robinson, former...
Friday, February 16, 2007
Making Reconciliation Work: The Role of Parliaments
An effective parliament is vital to the success of any transition from conflict to peace. Yet in many post-conflict situations, parliament no longer exists or has only recently been restored. In the latter case, its capacity to respond to the...