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Representational image | Villagers wait in queues to cast their votes for the Meghalaya assembly election | PTI
Monday, June 07, 2021
Control over family wealth among Meghalaya women increases political activity, study finds
By Rachel Brule and Nikhar Gaikwad In most societies around the world, women participate in politics at lower rates than men. Research shows that women also have a distinct set of economic policy preferences, prioritising government-led taxation and...
Monday, June 07, 2021
Culture, Capital, and the Political Economy Gender Gap: Evidence from Meghalaya’s Matrilineal Tribes
Abstract What explains the gender gap in political engagement and economic policy preferences? Many scholars point to material resources, while others credit cultural determinants. We identify and test an important link between these factors:...
Monday, March 12, 2018
CSW Side Event on "Transformative Financing for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Rural Women"
On the margins of CSW 62, join an exciting group of leading voices on gender budgeting to explore innovative strategies to increase investment in rural women and girls.  Panelists: H.E. Ms. Mila Carovska, Minister for Labour and Social Policy,...
Monday, February 16, 2015
Call for proposals-Inter-American Development Bank
The Inter-American Development Bank’s (IDB) Program for the Support of Women’s Leadership and Representation(PROLEAD) announces a call for proposals for evaluations that analyze the effectiveness of interventions that promote women’s voice and...
Friday, February 07, 2014
Candidate Project
This website offesr a list of contacts for specialized organizations that are out there waiting to help people run successful campaigns.  
Friday, February 07, 2014
Campaign Management School
Consider bringing the NFRW's highly-successful and acclaimed Campaign Management School to your area for comprehensive training and instruction by top-notch political experts. When Republican women formed the NFRW in 1938, they adopted political...
Thursday, July 18, 2013
Canada announces support for women in Middle East and North Africa
The Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State (Foreign Affairs and Consular), announced Canada's contribution to two projects that will encourage the participation of women in the political process in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region...
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Candidate Schools Help Women in West Africa Compete and Win
As countries across West Africa transition to democracy following years of autocratic rulers, civil unrest, and sometimes civil war, women are frequently left out of the process. Though they make up more than half of the population, women are often...
Thursday, September 29, 2011
During Egypt’s revolution, thousands of women joined men in the streets to promote democratic reform. Now, as the country prepares for its first post-revolution parliamentary elections this fall, women are seeking to participate equally in the...
Monday, January 21, 2008
CSW: 52nd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women
The 52nd Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women will consider as its priority theme Financing for gender equality and the empowerment of women. Read more.