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Friday, January 08, 2021
The 19th Amendment at 100: Recapping the Brookings Gender Equality Series
The year 2020 will be remembered as one of the most consequential in generations: the COVID-19 pandemic devastated lives and livelihoods; millions protested across the country for racial justice following the murder of George Floyd; and the U.S....
Monday, May 08, 2017
The media's obsession with appearance puts young women off going into politics, study finds
Obsession with female politicians’ appearance in the media is putting young women off going into politics, a study has revealed, prompting campaigners to call for an end to sexism in political media coverage.  41 per cent of girls aged between nine...
Monday, October 17, 2016
The Best and Worst Places to be a Woman in Canada 2016
This annual study provides a snapshot of the gaps in men and women’s access to economic security, personal security, education, health, and positions of leadership in Canada’s largest 25 metropolitan areas. It measures these gaps in a given...
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
The role of the electoral management system in Namibia
This case study outlines the Electoral Commission of Namibia’s (ECN) efforts to take gender in electoral processes into account in its electoral legal reform consultations that took place between 2011 and 2014. The ECN completed its nation-wide...
Monday, August 25, 2014
The increased number of female members of parliament: Identifying its origins and obstacles in Indonesia, the Phillippine and Timor-Leste
It is generally recognized that women worldwide make substantial contributions towards politics, society and the economy in their country. In newly democratic countries in Southeast Asia the role of women in politics in particular has been...
Monday, August 25, 2014
The Role of the Parliamentary Women’s Caucus in Promoting Women’s Participation and Representation: A Case Study in Indonesia and Timor-Leste
Today, gender equality and justice have become global issues. Achieving these goals requires wide support not only from governments, but also from international organizations in different parts of the world.In Asia, women’s participation and...
Friday, May 02, 2014
The Tunisian Constituent Assembly’s By-laws: A Brief Analysis
In December 2010, the Tunisian people ignited a process of change that has impacted upon all of North Africa. A Constituent Assembly was elected in October 2011, which had as its main mission to elaborate the country’s and the region’s first truly...
Monday, January 27, 2014
The Future We Want Indigenous Women of the World Unite
Features:Strengthening Indigenous Communication in Abya YalaMaría del Rosario (“Rosy”) Sul GonzálezAn account from the Second Continental Summit on Indigenous Communication in Oaxaca, Mexico. Nothing About Us, Without Us. Everything About Us, With...
Friday, November 15, 2013
The Role of Constitution-Building Processes in Democratization: Case Study East Timor
In order to understand how the contest for power in newly independent Timor-Leste has played out through the constitution building process it is necessary to consider the context within whcih the constitution building process came about... We invite...
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
The Political Participation of Indigenous Women in the Ecuadorian Congress: Unfinished Business
Latin America is populated by some 40 million indigenous people of a total population of about 500 million. Among the countries with a predominantly indigenous population are Guatemala, Bolivia and Ecuador. In Guatemala, the indigenous population...
Thursday, April 25, 2013
The Role of International Electoral Observation Missions in the Promotion of the Political Rights of Women: The Case of the OAS
Electoral equity is a fundamental component of a democratic election, and therefore a principal concern of international electoral observation. In order to institutionalize the focus on electoral equity, in 2010 the Organization of American States...
Tuesday, June 23, 2009
The Implementation of Voluntary Gender Quotas by the Australian Labor Party
This presentation describes the background of the Australian Labor Party and highlights the party's experiences with introducing affirmative action measures in Australia.
Thursday, February 15, 2007
The Implementation of Quotas: European Experiences
This case study examines the experiences with quota implementation in Europe. It provides information about the use of gender quotas as an instrument to increase women’s political representation in Europe, and includes case studies from Belgium,...
Thursday, February 15, 2007
The Implementation of Quotas: African Experiences
This case study examines the experiences with quota implementation on the African continent. It provides information about the use of gender quotas as an instrument to increase women’s political representation in Africa, and includes case studies...
Thursday, February 15, 2007
The Implementation of Quotas: Latin American Experiences
This case study documents the results of a workshop that brought together researchers and practitioners to collect country- and region-specific information on quota implementation and enforcement in Latin America. It provides an overview of the...
Thursday, February 15, 2007
The Implementation on Quotas: Asian Experiences
This case study examines the experiences with quota implementation in the Asian region. It provides information about the use of gender quotas as an instrument to increase women’s political representation in Asia, and includes case studies from...