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Thursday, April 18, 2019
Helen Clark, radio interview
New Zealand's first elected female Prime Minister, Helen Clark became active in politics while studying at the University of Auckland. In this radio interview from election night in 1981, you can hear the newly-elected MP for Mt Albert talking about...
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
How growing number of women in politics is shaping perceptions of power, strength
There are more women than ever serving in Congress right now. And there are more women running for president in 2020 than ever before. This seems to represent a fundamental shift in American politics, rather than merely “the year of the woman” — a...
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
How to succeed as a woman in politics: Advice by British member of Parliament Rushanara Ali
Be confident and don't succumb to "imposter syndrome". Bangladeshi-born British member of Parliament Rushanara Ali offered her advice on International Women's Day 2017 to The Economist. 
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Hear from the scholars of International IDEA’s Youth Democracy Academy
Hear from the scholars of International IDEA’s Youth Democracy Academy (YDA) pilot programme. YDA is designed to ensure that young women and men, too often marginalized from political processes, are equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to...
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Young people in growing numbers from from around the world have a superpower. They have the power to engage and to vote, and NDI is encouraging them to use it. As we celebrate International Day of Democracy, it is important to remember that...
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Helen Clark on Women's Political Empowerment
UNDP Administrator and former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark talks about the challenges and the undeniable gains of empowering women to participate in politics at the highest levels.
Monday, April 28, 2014
Hearts and Minds – Women of India Speak
The photo essay captures the voices and hopes for change of hundreds of elected women representatives in five states across India. The ‘Hearts and Minds’ report is aimed at sharing the “lived experiences” of women and girls in India and ensuring...
Monday, April 07, 2014
Has there been progress in women's political participation in your country?
The International Knowledge Network of Women in Politics asked various women during the 58th Session of the Commission on the Status of women if they believed there has been progress in women's political participation in their country. We received...
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Helen Clark: Women in politics
Helen Clark, UNDP administrator, introduces a debate on whether there should quotas for women in politics published October 19, 2013
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Human Rights Watch: Egypt: Epidemic of Sexual Violence
Egyptian anti-sexual harassment groups confirmed that mobs sexually assaulted and in some cases raped at least 91 women in Tahrir Square over four days of protests beginning on June 30, 2013 amid a climate of impunity. Human Rights Watch has long...
Wednesday, April 14, 2010
Highlights from the launch of iKNOW Politics in Arabic
IKNOW Politics partners launched the site in Arabic in Amman, Jordan, opening it to millions of new users in a region where women are under-represented politically. Approximately 150 women leaders, political candidates, activists and representatives...