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Nepal: Women candidates in HoR and PA elections of 2079 BS (Picture: My Republica)
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Nepal: Women candidates in HoR and PA elections of 2079 BS
KATHMANDU, Nov 25: Five women candidates have been elected to the House of Representatives (HoR) in the elections held on November 20. According to the data of the Election Commission (EC), women candidates were elected from five constituencies...
Nigeria: 35 women candidates for 2023 elections in Kaduna  (Blueprint)
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Nigeria: 35 women candidates for 2023 elections in Kaduna  
The Kaduna state Resident Electoral Commissioner, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Dr. Asmau Maikudi, has stated that 35 women are among the various political parties’ candidates for the 2023 general elections in Kaduna state....
New study finds disparity between men and women in politics in India is immense - Picture: She The People
Monday, June 13, 2022
New study finds disparity between men and women in politics in India is immense
A new study about women in politics by Professor Parimal Maya Sudhakar, Head of the School, MIT School of Government, MIT World Peace University reported the disparity between the number of male and female politicians in India. The study revealed...
Nepal: Election Commission revokes provision to compulsorily field woman candidate - Nepal Live Today
Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Nepal: Election Commission revokes provision to compulsorily field woman candidate
The commission rescinded the decision after the political parties protested against the provision stating that it is against existing laws. The Election Commission has revoked a provision that mentioned that a political party contesting for only the...
A cross section of protesting women at the Lagos house of assembly on March 8, 2022 [File: Ope Adetayo]
Thursday, March 17, 2022
Nigerian parliament rescinds decision on gender equality bills
The lawmakers’ decision on International Women’s Day came hours after simultaneous protests by women in four states. Nigeria’s lower house of parliament has rescinded its decision on three bills that it discarded at a constitutional amendment...
Nigeria: Reps reject bill for special seats for women in parliament - The Guardian Nigeria
Wednesday, March 09, 2022
Nigeria: Reps reject bill for special seats for women in parliament
The House of Representatives has rejected a bill seeking to reserve special seats for Women at the National and State Houses of Assembly. This followed the rejection of the bill at the electronic voting on the amendment of 1999 Constitution on...
Nigeria 2023: Women politicians unveil online resource portal / Picture: Markus Winkler on Unsplash
Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Nigeria 2023: Women politicians unveil online resource portal
Women politicians in the country, on Monday in Abuja, unveiled an online resource portal for women seeking elective positions in the 2023 general elections. During the unveiling of the project tagged: ‘Nigerian Women Aspirants Website’, financed by...
The last four elections in Tonga have never resulted in more than 8% female representation in parliament, and often, as this time, it has been zero. We need significant change. We must aim for at least 30% or more by taking legislative action.Solomon Time
Wednesday, November 24, 2021
No women elected in Tonga: time to change the story
By ‘Ofa-Ki-Levuka Guttenbeil-Likiliki As in 2008, 2010 and 2014, none of the female candidates standing in Tonga’s 2021 general election were successful. Out of a total of 38,500 votes, 34,198 were cast for the male candidates and only 4,352 were...
IPU
Monday, November 22, 2021
New handbook on gender-responsive legislation
This Handbook aims to serve as a resource for lawmakers from around the world for designing gender-responsive laws. Such law-making should address the strategic needs of women and girls and must encompass the enactment of new laws, amending or...
Adebule
Monday, December 12, 2016
Nigeria: Lagos State Deputy Governor calls for laws that encourage more women in politics
The Lagos State Government on Saturday called on the Nigerian National Assembly to enact laws that would provide the enabling environment for more women to participate in politics. Dr. Idiat Adebule, the Lagos State Deputy Governor, made this call...
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
New Tunisian bill to counter violence against women
Tunisia’s Ministry of Women’s Affairs submitted to parliament in mid-July a new draft law on the elimination of violence against women. Article 2 of the draft law extends to “all forms of gender-based violence directed against women by any...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
National Action Plan on Women's Equal Participation in Public Service
The evidence has never been clearer that women’s political, economic, and social participation and leadership are vital to development. Countries where women are fairly represented in government enjoy greater security, higher levels of development,...
Friday, October 11, 2013
Nigeria Will Accelerate UN Resolutions On Women Peace
Nigeria has committed itself to accelerate the national and regional implementation of relevant UN Security Council resolutions, especially on women, peace and security, Women Affairs Minister Zainab Maina has said. Maina disclosed this when she...
Thursday, September 19, 2013
No democracy without diversity
Some say history repeats itself. In 2004, UNDP issued what I believe is one of the best of its global Human Development Reports, Managing Cultural Diversity. The report argued that managing cultural diversity is one of the central challenges of our...
Monday, April 01, 2013
New Constitution Helps Kenyan Women Gain Traction in Politics
While Kenya’s disputed presidential race continues to take center stage, another race could radically transform politics at the local level: the election of women’s representatives in each of the 47 newly created counties across Kenya. As a result...
Friday, March 01, 2013
NDI: Women at the Forefront of Political Change
During the week leading up to International Women's Day, Vital Voices Global Partnership and the National Democratic Institute (NDI) are co-hosting a panel discussion with two women leaders at the forefront of political change in their countries....
Friday, May 11, 2007
National Machinery, Action Plans and Gender Mainstreaming in the Council of Europe Member States
This report evaluates the progress made by Council of Europe member states since the Beijing conference. It provides updated information on national machinery, action plans and gender mainstreaming strategies set up to promote equality between women...
Thursday, February 22, 2007
National Seminar on "The Process of Engendering a New Constitution for Rwanda"
This publication reports on a seminar organized in Kigali, Rwanda in June 2001 by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and UNDP. The purpose of the seminar was to provide a forum for discussion on the practical ways and means of ensuring that Rwanda'...

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