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Monday, August 17, 2020
Women in Politics in the US: Three good signs we're closing the gender gap
The country is rightly talking about Kamala Harris. But NBCLX’ Noah Pransky details three good signs that the signs of progress for women politicians doesn't stop there. - Record number of Congressional nominees – According to the Center for...
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Why it would take one million women to reach gender parity in american politics
More women were elected to Congress in 2018 than ever before, but for Congress to reach gender parity, a million women would need to run for office according to research from She Should Run. Erin Loos Cutraro, CEO of She Should Run, joins Cheddar to...
Friday, April 05, 2019
What nobody tells you about being a woman in politics
From unwanted advice about having kids to unrealistic expectations for fundraising, Reps. Terri Sewell and Veronica Escobar talk about the obstacles faced by women who run for office. Click here to to hear the full conversation.
Friday, March 08, 2019
What if women ruled the world?
Only 6.3% of all international leaders are women. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, former Liberian president and Africa's first elected female head of state, suggests ways to redress the balance.
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Women in politics in India: Breaking barriers
As early as 1966, India elected a female prime minister, becoming only the second country in the world to do so. More than fifty years later, more women are joining politics but their number still remains low. Female leaders regularly battle gender...
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Women's experiences during the 2018 general elections in Zimbabwe
Documentary with testimonies of women candidates, citizens, and other actors about their experiences in the 2018 election in Zimbabwe produced by The Zimbabwe Gender Commission . The Zimbabwe Gender Commission aims to promote and protect gender...
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Women slowly changing the face of French politics
The current French parliament has the most women it has ever had: 224 women were elected in June, out of 577 seats. This is mostly due to president Emmanuel Macron, who pushed for more women to run for office. But the rest of the French political...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Watch: Crunching the Numbers for Gender Parity
The Women in Public Service Project’s “50 x 50” initiative has a new tool to help chart a course toward its goal of gender equality in decision-making positions in public service by 2050. A growing data base on global women’s leadership can now be...
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Women in elected politics: variations, barriers, and effects
Getting more women into political decision-making positions has been on the international agenda for decades. In the Nordic countries women now hold about 41% of the positions in parliament, but the world average is still less than 23%, and in many...
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Women in Politics: Representation and Reality
Women are chronically underrepresented in U.S. politics. Yet TV shows, fictions, and films have leapt ahead of the electoral curve to give us our first female president(s). What messages about women and power do these fictional representations of...
Thursday, June 23, 2016
When Women Run
Erin Vilardi is the Founder and Director of VoteRunLead, leveraging technology and training to accelerate the number of women in civic and political leadership. In her Personal Democracy Forum 2016 talk, Vilardi explains how peer-to-peer organizing...
Friday, June 03, 2016
Women in politics and cyber abuse in the United Kingdom
Labour's Diane Abbott, the SNP's Hannah Bardell and former Liberal Democrat minister Jo Swinson have revealed the levels of online abuse they received as Members of Parliament. BBC Radio 5 live approached current and former female MPs and asked...
Friday, April 15, 2016
What if we switched roles? Arab youth experiments with gender stereotypes
In the Middle East and North Africa region, gender stereotypes are deeply rooted and affect women’s rights and access to work, political participation, freedom of mobility and safety from physical violence. For International Women’s Day this year,...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Women leadership in Vietnam: How more women in politics bolsters equality
The government of Vietnam‬ has set a target of a minimum of 35% women's representation for the 2016 election. Imagining Equality's latest power piece is a clip from a film put together as part of a campaign to raise awareness on the decline in women...
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Women’s Leadership – Be Part of the Solution
Viet Nam has always placed a strong emphasis on gender equality. This has resulted in important achievements such as low maternal mortality and high access to education. Vietnamese women have one of the highest labour force participation rates in...
Women, technology and democracy
Sunday, April 20, 2014
Women, Technology and Democracy
WIP Study trip to Iceland
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
What can be learned from Iceland’s experience in closing the gender gap?
Iceland is the world's champion in closing the gender gap. Can the Icelandic experiences be transformed into concrete tools for adapting the success story to other countries? Is legislation the key to improving the situation? What about social...
What if women ruled the world
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
What if women ruled the world?
What if women ruled the world? A simple question asked by Dee Dee Myers, the former White House press secretary.How would our world look if women would translate the policies into reality and manage the public programs?Janet Napolitano, US Secretary...

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