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Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Training workshop for women candidates in Trinidad and Tobago
CIWiL will be hosting an event entitled “Women in Politics: An information and training workshop for female candidates in the Tobago House of Assembly Election and Trinidad Local Government Bye-Election”. This event aims to create a space for female...
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Training for increased women's political participation in Myanmar
Creating women’s wings within political parties allows women greater influence over policymaking Nang Tin Shwe Oo is a member of the Pa’O National Organization (PNO), an ethnic political party from the Pa’O region in Myanmar’s Shan State. The PNO is...
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
The podcast that's inspiring women to pursue positions in leadership
Women have made great progress in the struggle for equality. But when it comes to filling leadership positions, women lag substantially behind men across industries, including in law, medicine, finance, academia and politics. In podcasting, there’s...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Training on public speaking to empower Kuwaiti Women
A practical workshop on public speaking was conducted within the framework of the 8th Annual Conference on Women and Leadership convened between October 22 and 25 in Kuwait City.\ The training is part of a 2-year project to accelerate the...
Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Toolkit: Advancing Women Leaders in Africa
In March 2017, Dr. Joyce Banda launched her paper, “From Day One: An Agenda for Advancing Women Leaders in Africa” as the crux of her research while serving as a Distinguished Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center.  As a woman leader and former...
Friday, July 28, 2017
The Youth Democracy Academy celebrates first alumni
By Shana Kaiser The first class of International IDEA’s Youth Democracy Academy graduated on 17 July in a ceremony attended by representatives of organizations who will be hosting the alumni as interns for the next six months and representatives...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
The emerging strategy for capitalizing on women's unprecedented interest in politics in the United States
Jean Sinzdak could see right away that this year would be different for women in politics. For the first time in her 12 years of running a seminar for women interested in public office, she had to start a waitlist. Registrations for the “Ready to...
Friday, September 09, 2016
The Making of a Good Law, or How Good Laws become Good Practices
The UN Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and practice (WGDAW) was created by the Human Rights Council in 2010, and consists of five independent expert members from different regions of the world.  The methods of work...
Thursday, September 01, 2016
The NGO "More Women in Politics" and the government of Cameroon become partners
The non-governmental organization, More Women in Politics, has signed a partnership agreement with the government of Cameroon to empower hundreds of youth and women in elections. Knowing that women and youth form majority of the population, the move...
Friday, August 05, 2016
The Women on Top Theory
Foreign Policy has published an article on women’ss political leadership. Studies show that when women comprise around 25 percent of a group, their influence dramatically reshapes culture. Is 2016 the year women change the world? For the first time...
Monday, July 11, 2016
The 135th Inter-parliamentary Union Assembly
The 135th Inter-parliamentary Union Assembly will take place in Geneva, Switzerland, from the 23th to the 27th of October 2016. Among the numerous agenda items the assembly is to focus on during its time in Geneva, the attending parliamentarians...
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Toolkit on how to build the capacities of women politicians and political parties
Women comprise over 50 per cent of the world’s population, but they continue to be underrepresented in all political arenas. Democracy cannot truly deliver for all citizens if half of the population remains underrepresented. In a representative...
Friday, February 19, 2016
The National Assembly of Mauritius Discusses the Creation of a Gender Caucus
The Speaker of the National Assembly of Mauritius, Ms. Santi Bai Hanoomanjee, has stressed the importance that a Parliamentary Gender Caucus would empower the Government’s commitment to gender equality. This declarations were made at Port Louis, in...
Tuesday, February 02, 2016
The gender agenda facing Habitat III
Looking ahead to the next summit of Habitat III, on housing and sustainable development, in October 2016, the Training Center UN Women will present the webconferencia "The Gender Agenda facing Habitat III". Such webconferencia have as its theme the...
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
The initiative + Women Best Democracy presents a proposal to increase the political participation of women
In Paraguay, the Ministry of Women, along with the Superior Electoral Court, UN Women and UNDP have developed the project + MujeresMejorDemocracia. Among the tasks that this initiative has developed is developing a guide that seeks to increase the...
Emily's list
Monday, December 01, 2014
The woman behind a massively influential political movement
Since Stephanie Schriock became president of EMILY's List, the political action committee focused on getting more pro-choice Democratic women elected to office, much has changed. The organization has raised more than $52 million and helped elect 62...
Women's campaign school
Thursday, September 11, 2014
This School Encourages Women to Join the World of Politics
The Women’s Campaign School is teaching women how to run a successful campaign. For the most part, politics is still a man’s thing. And the numbers from the National Women’s Political Caucus support that (disappointing) claim: Of the 535...
Friday, August 01, 2014
Toledo women undergo leadership training in Punta Gorda (Belize)
Women in public/leaderships position in the Toledo district have begun a series of workshops on capacity building. Project coordinator Sheena Gentle explains that the during the course of the training, which is expected to last eight days, the women...

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