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Wednesday, January 06, 2021
Diatom Impact pushes for women’s participation in Nigerian politics with ElectHer Academy
Sunday Ehigiator Diatom Impact, in partnership with ElectHer Academy, has begun push to activate and engage more women in the political process with the aim to build a productive, and healthy community. This push stemmed from the belief that...
Wednesday, March 06, 2019
Do the Math: Include Women in Government Budgets
By Zohra Khan and Lisa Kolovich Every day, women around the world experience less opportunity than men in education and employment, and less political representation. While many countries recognize the need for gender equality and women’s...
Friday, February 23, 2018
Documentary film about the Women’s Voices Project in Egypt
Watch this documentary film about the Women’s Voices Project which is implemented by the Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights with the support of the Fund for Gender Equality of UN Women.
Monday, March 13, 2017
Developing women leaders in Tunisia
By Shana Kaiser and Hamza Amor The members of the new Tunisian government of national unity were sworn in on 27 August, one day after winning the parliamentary vote of confidence. The new government has 40 members (26 ministers and 14 secretaries of...
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Deb Sofield
The Women's Campaign School at Yale University is a non-partisan and issue neutral leadership program that gathers women from the United States and across the world for an intensive five-day training. With the aim to improve women’s political...
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Dalel Krichen
The Women's Campaign School (WCS) at Yale University is a non-partisan and issue neutral leadership program that gathers women from the United States and across the world for an intensive five-day training. With the aim to improve women’s political...
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Demands of Greater Political Participation for Women on Paraguayan Women's Day
On the occasion of the Day of the Paraguayan Women, celebrated today, 24 February, a group of female workers have called for a greater participation of women in politics in Paraguay, in order to improve their social rights. Most of these women are...
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Drive for more women in upcoming elections, Fiji
This was discussed at the Fiji Women’s Forum Candidate Strengthening Workshop in the Holiday Inn in Suva, today. Representatives from Political parties met to discuss and support the women candidates that have been announced or with the intention of...
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Democracy and technology
The Internet, cell phones and related technologies are profoundly affecting social, economic and political institutions worldwide, particularly in new and emerging democracies. In the hands of reformers and activists, these tools can overcome...
Sunday, August 18, 2013
David Cameron needs more women at the top of the coalition, says minister, UK
Lady Verma argues macho 'bang on tables' to be heard aspect of politics is unattractive, but warns PM against tokenism Female politicians have to work hard to be "noticed and seen" in the "bang-on-tables" world of Westminster, one of David Cameron's...
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Dancing Backwards: Getting Canada's political Women into history
There is a PROBLEM The heroic stories of women in Canada’s history -- women who’ve personally sacrificed so much to secure the rights of women and children -- are curiously absent from the textbooks. Where are those role models for young girls (and...
Sunday, October 09, 2011
DRC Women Running for Office with Help from Global Women’s Network
iKNOW Politics, an online network dedicated to the advancement of women in politics around the world, has come to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). It’s a country where women are significantly underrepresented politically and where, as the...
Monday, May 11, 2009
Democratic Governance: The Missing Millennium Development Goal
This leaflet includes information about One World Action's programs in promoting women in politics and provides recommendations to governments, donors and civil society organizations on their work for promoting women in politics.
Tuesday, March 04, 2008
DAC Source Book on Concepts and Approaches Linked to Gender Equality
The DAC Working Party on Gender Equality has drawn together a set of practical guidelines for advancing the goals identified by the OECD Development Assistance Committee and by the Beijing Platform for Action (1995) with respect to gender equality...
Saturday, December 01, 2007
Democracy at the Local Level in the South Caucasus
This Guide is designed to offer insights into the critical elements that shape systems of good local governance in the South Caucasus region. It also serves as a tool for local decision-makers and practitioners. The Guide includes case studies on...
Saturday, December 01, 2007
Democracy and United Nations Peace-Building at the Local Level: Lessons Learned
This report explores the linkages between local democracy and peace-building in determined contexts. It highlights some conclusions on the issue within United Nations peace-building efforts.
Saturday, December 01, 2007
Democracy at the Local Level in East and Southern Africa: Profiles in Governance
This report contains the findings and recommendations that emerged from the comprehensive evaluations of democracy at the local level in four cities in East and Southern Africa. The report also includes the Local Democracy Assessment Methodology...