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In 2019, indigenous leader Nara Baré embarked on a tour to Europe to denounce violations against indigenous peoples and the environment in Brazil Image: Midia Ninja, CC BY-SA 4.0 / Eco-Business
Friday, January 21, 2022
Why women’s leadership is key to climate action
At the COP26 climate summit, the leaders of Estonia, Tanzania and Bangladesh were the first to sign the Glasgow Women’s Leadership statement, calling for countries to support the leadership of women and girls on climate action at all levels of...
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Women in Public Administration
“Increasing the proportion of women in public institutions makes them more representative, increases innovation, improves decision-making and benefits whole societies” - António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, Message on International...
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Women Count: A casebook for Gender Responsive Budgeting groups
Women Count is a resource produced by the UK Women’s Budget Group for anyone who wants to work on gender responsive budgeting. It is available as a PDF and through a dedicated website: Women throughout the world still face...
Thursday, May 08, 2014
Women’s Coalition protests money politics
Female legislative candidates grouped under the Women’s Coalition staged a rally on Saturday to protest rampant vote-buying during the recent legislative election, which they say caused many female candidates to lose. “Our hard work was for nothing...
Monday, April 28, 2014
Women's Political Participation
The Asia Foundation has had a dedicated program to increasing women’s participation in democratic processes and public decisionmaking across the Asia-Pacific region since 1992. The Foundation’s commitment to advancing women’s political participation...
Monday, April 08, 2013
Women in Politics Conference DC 2013
The Political Institute for Women trains women to run for elective office, pursue careers in politics and to be engaged, effective advocates in their communities. Through local political training sessions, professional development sessions, advocacy...
Tuesday, August 10, 2010
The number of Lebanese women elected to municipal offices more than doubled this year, increasing from the 201 elected in 2004 to 530 who were successful in this year’s polls. The increase was particularly noteworthy because it came without the help...
Thursday, May 28, 2009
WBI Executive Development Program: Fighting Corruption through Collective Action
The World Bank Institute (WBI) is hosting a conference on anti-corruption issues and solutions. Professionals responsible for developing anti-corruption policies or managing critical government acquisitions or projects will learn about potential...
Monday, April 02, 2007
What Is a Gender Audit
This paper highlights the importance of conducting gender audits of national budgets. It describes the concept of gender audits, provides a list of questions to guide a gender audit, and examines the situation of women with respect to the economy....
Thursday, March 08, 2007
Women’s Candidate Training Program: Trainer's Manual Nepal
This manual provides training tips and workshop techniques for political party trainers to train Nepali women candidates for local government. It covers the following topics: the party ticketing process, building the party identity, election codes...
Thursday, February 15, 2007
Women in Government Source Kit
This resource kit provides tools for learning about the issues surrounding the campaign for gender balance or parity in government and gender balance in politics more generally. It includes issue briefs on strategies for attaining gender balance...
Wednesday, February 14, 2007
Women And Chambers of Commerce: Cases from the Gulf
This case study examines how women in the Arab Gulf region have entered the mainly male-dominated business sector. It draws on the experience of countries in the Gulf region that have tried to integrate women into chambers of commerce and industry...