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Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Path to Parity: How Women Run and Win in the United States
Path to Parity: How Women Run and Win distills Political Parity’s research on women candidates and elected officeholders, drawing on additional studies to illuminate issues and proffer strategies for overcoming barriers to political parity. Each...
Monday, October 22, 2018
Promoting women’s political participation: A pathway to peace
The Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) Act, which the US Congress passed in October 2017, recognizes that women’s political participation is essential to peace and security. The act mandates a national strategy on WPS; training of relevant personnel...
Friday, August 18, 2017
Partnership to support women's political participation in Papua New Guinea
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed in August 2017 by Dr Alphonse Gelu, Registrar of Political Parties and the Integrity of Political Parties and Candidates Commission, and Professor Michael Wesley, Dean of the Australian National University (...
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Thursday, December 08, 2016
Political finance and the equal participation of women in Colombia: a situation analysis
The impact of economic resources on the political participation of women has become a prominent issue in the field of comparative political finance. In recent years, there has been a growing recognition that politics dominated by money is, more...
Women in Leadership in Fiji
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Public Perceptions of Women in Leadership
In the 2014 Fiji general election, 14% of elected parliamentarians were women. This percentage represents the largest proportion of women in Fiji’s parliament since independence in 1970. However, it also shows that Fiji is still a long way from...
Monday, August 25, 2014
Patriarchal Barriers to Women’s Political Participation in South-East Asia
Lessons from the Philippines, Cambodia, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Timor-Leste on Patriarchy and the Rise of Women’s Participation in State Politics: The results of research carried out by the Partnership and its regional partners on Women’s Political...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Presentation Tunisian Women: Political role, Gains and Challenges
Prepared and presented by Basma Soudani Belhadj (President  and founder of League of Tunisian Women Voters LET) and Najla Abbes  (board member and co-founder of LET): An overview of women's political participation after the 2011 revolution in...
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Presentation on how social media platforms are used to create positive democratic change
This presentation was give during the iKNOW Politics webinar on Women in Politics Use of ICTs held April 30th 2014 by Ms.Danya Bashir, a Libyan, author, activist and the MENA region Executive Director of Social Media for Change, an innovative NGO...
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Presentation on Mongolia’s experience: Increasing Women’s Visibility Using Internet and Social Media
This presentation was given by Oyungerel Tsedevdamba MP and Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism,President, Democratic Women’s Union of Mongolia during the iKNOW Politics webinat on women in politics use of ICTS which was held on April 30th 2014.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Promoting women’s leadership in local government: Local government associations help women meet the challenge
This case study highlights some of the good practices emerging among Federation of Canadaian Municipalities (FCM) and its partner local government associations in improving women’s political leadership and decision-making in local government. It is...
Monday, November 11, 2013
Price of Peace : Financing for gender equality in post-conflict reconstruction
In an attempt to get more detailed information, the Gender Team of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) commissioned case studies in Kosovo, Sierra Leone, Southern Sudan and Timor-Leste. The case studies examine whether and how resources...
Monday, September 16, 2013
Power, Empowerment and Violence against Women, Study Violence as backlash against women's activism
This chapter is from a book “Ending Violence against Women: A Challenge for Development”, the book was written by Francine Pickup with Suzanne Williams and Caroline Sweetman and published by Oxfam GB.An integrated response: human rights and...
Monday, March 25, 2013
Promoting the Participation of Women in Local Governance and Development: The Case of Ghana
This paper describes initiatives in Ghana to promote the participation of women in local governance and the role of European support. Local governance is interpreted as the active involvement of the local population within the territorial boundaries...
Friday, October 01, 2010
Political Participation of Women in Norway: Strong Involvement by both Politicians and the Public
It is often said that in Nordic countries gender equality has been achieved to a great extent than in other countries. In Norway, gender equality especially in a political sphere is highly achieved and more women have been successful as politicians...
Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Poster from the "Use Your Voice" Campaign
This poster was used in a national media campaign aimed at promoting women's participation in the electoral process in Lebanon.
Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Poster for Women Voters in Morocco
This poster was used as a part of a media campaign targeted at women voters in the 2002 legislative elections in Morocco.
Friday, September 14, 2007
Political Party Quotas in the Croatian Social Democratic Party
This case study describes the evolvement of the Social Democratic Party of Croatia (SDP) in early 1990s and the establishment and growth of the SDP Women’s Forum (SDWF). It also describes the relationships between SDP and SDWF as well as the...
Monday, March 19, 2007
Promoting Partnership between Men and Women in Parliament: The Experience of the Inter-Parliamentary Union
This case study, an excerpt from Women in Parliament, Beyond Numbers, provides an overview of the experiences of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in the field of women's parliamentary activities. It focuses on the Programme of Partnership between...