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Friday, December 27, 2019
Equal Power coalition launched in the UK to transform women's representation in politics
In the general election, 220 women MPs were elected, pushing women’s representation in parliament up  from 32 per cent to 34 per cent - placing the UK 36th in the word between Belarus and Monaco. The Fawcett Society says that while we must celebrate...
Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Expert Group Meeting on gender-sensitive parliaments
Five years ago, the IPU adopted its Plan of Action for Gender-Sensitive Parliaments at its 127th Assembly in Quebec. Since then, the IPU has helped parliaments become more gender sensitive and has developed a self-assessment toolkit self-assessment...
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
European Parliament Tunisian Week - Women Political Leaders Global Forum
In the framework of the ‘Tunisian Week’ which took place at the European Parliament (Brussels) on the 2-4 May, the Women Political Leaders (WPL) Global Forum co-hosted the debate ‘Gender equality and the participation of women in public life‘. The...
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Even with rise of political outsiders, women take traditional path to power in the US
When she thinks about getting women involved in government, Kelly Dittmar can’t help but be reminded of asparagus. A few years ago, Dittmar, an expert on women’s participation in politics, had a friend who needed to fill a spot on “some sort of...
ipu toolkit
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Evaluating the gender sensitivity of parliaments: A self assessment toolkit by IPU
While parliaments vary in their level of gender sensitivity, there is room for improvement across the globe. This toolkit is relevant to all parliaments, whatever political system they adhere to and whatever their stage of development. The self-...
Thursday, September 22, 2016
E-learning Portal for Parliaments
The platform features different courses focused on capacity-building for MPs. 
Monday, July 11, 2016
Ensuring That No One Is Left Behind: Financing Gender Equality and Stable and Peaceful Societies for Effective Implementation of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda
The 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), especially on Gender Equality (Goal 5) and on Stable and Peaceful Societies (Goal 16), provide a critical opportunity to implement commitments on gender equality and peace. This side event will share...
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Enhancing Women’s Role and Participation in Governance in India
To empower elected women representatives, several initiatives supported by UNDP in partnership with the Ministry of Panchayati Raj, such as trainings, workshops, exposure visits are helping women bring socio-political change in the communities....
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Emerge Wisconsin works to increase the number of women in politics in Wisconsin
Emerge Wisconsin, an organization dedicated to increase the number of Democratic women in public office, has published an article on the underrepresentation of women in politics in that State. According to CAWP data, only 25.8% of state lawmakers...
Friday, April 08, 2016
EWL Webinar 'Women and the Environment: What's the link?'
As part of its Year of Action on Beijing+20, the European Women’s Lobby (EWL) held its first webinar on the issue of women and the environment, to celebrate World Environment Day in June. Five inspiring presenters were invited to bring different...
Sonia Palmieri
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Explaining Gender Sensitive Parliaments
iKNOW Politics Expert Sonia Palmieri speaks about gender sensitive parliaments.
Monday, March 17, 2014
Equality in Politics: An Overview of Key Findings
6 key findings on obstacles to women in politics based on a an Inter-parlimentary Union survey of Women and Men in Parliaments
Friday, January 10, 2014
Empowering Egyptian women despite the odds
Egyptian women have been the worst sufferers in the revolution and the rise of Islamist factions has seen curtailment of the rights of women, said a leading women's activist from the North African nation whose organisation has been quietly operating...
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Endangered species: Why are the numbers of women representing LA County in elected office dropping and how can we reverse this trend?
Endangered Species: Why are the Numbers of Women Representing LA County in Elected Office Dropping and How Can We Reverse this Trend? Sunday, January 26, 2014 from 11:00 AM-5:00 PM NCJW/LA Auditorium 543 N. Fairfax Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90036...
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Enhancing Women Empowerment through Information and Communication Technology
Across the globe, countries have recognized Information and Communication Technology (ICT) as an effective tool in catalyzing the economic activity in efficient governance, and in developing human resources. There is a growing recognition of the...
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Economic and Social Empowerment of Women through Information and Communication Technology: A Case Study of Palestine
This paper presents an insight into an initiative that intends to empower women through Information and Communication Technologies, by means of a joint venture between NGOs and local women organizations. The paper reflects on direct and indirect...
Friday, October 11, 2013
Enhancing Women Empowerment through Information and Communication Technology in India
Across the globe, countries have recognized Information and Communication Technology (ICT) as an effective tool in catalyzing the economic activity in efficient governance, and in developing human resources...A large group of working women of India...
Friday, March 22, 2013
Ewha Global Empowerment Program 2013 Summer “Transnational Feminisms and Women’s Activism”
Ewha Womans University is calling for applicants for the Ewha Global Empowerment Program (EGEP) 2013 Summer. According to the MOU between Ewha Womans University and UN Women, this program aims to promote education for women and gender equality in...

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