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Abiodun Essiet - Credits: Daily Trust
Thursday, January 27, 2022
Nigeria: appointive positons serve as entry point for women in politics – Abiodun Essiet
By Rosemary Bassey Abiodun Essiet is the Special Adviser to the chairman, Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) on ICT/Civil Societies and Donor Agencies. She is a gender advocate, women leader of Nigeria Women Trust Fund (NWTF) and a public health...
Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Now’s our chance: After a tumultuous 2020, women leaders share 8 ways to rebuild a better world
It has been an unrelenting and rough year. We have faced a global pandemic that has sickened millions and caused over 300,000 American deaths, a national reckoning over systemic racism and racialized police violence, destructive wildfires and...
Thursday, April 23, 2020
Nickocy Phillips
Nickocy Phillips is a Youth Ambassador from Trinidad and Tobago. This interview was conducted in March 2019 in the margins of the sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW63) in New York.
Thursday, April 02, 2020
Noda Seiko: Tackling gender imbalance in Japanese politics
Liberal Democratic Party politician Noda Seiko has been a member of the political elite for nearly three decades. She was still in her thirties when she was elected to the House of Representatives for the first time, and a few years later became the...
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Nancy Pelosi: why the house of democratic leader wants more women in Washington
For over a decade, Nancy Pelosi has been highly regarded as a trailblazer and change maker in Washington. As former Speaker of the House of Representatives—the first woman in American history to reach that milestone—and now as the Democratic Leader...
Thursday, December 19, 2019
Naomi Masitsa Shiyonga
Naomi Masitsa Shiyonga is a Member of Parliament from Kenya. This interview was conducted in March 2019 in the margins of the sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW63) in New York.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Norbert Mao
Norbert Mao is the President of the Democratic Party of Uganda. In this interview, he shares his experience in pushing for measures to boost women's participation in politics.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Nino Dolidze
The Women's Campaign School (WCS) at Yale University is a non-partisan and issue neutral leadership program that gathers women from the United States and across the world for an intensive five-day training. With the aim to improve women’s political...
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Naushalya Rajapaksha
Following the August 2015 General Election in her country, Naushalya comments on the challenges women face in politics in Sri Lanka and the reasons that might deter women from getting involved in politics. She also gives valuable advice to the...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Nidhi Shendurnikar Tere
iKNOW Politics volunteer Bhumi Shah interviews Nidhi Shendurnikar Tere who is an independent researcher with interests in political science, peace and conflict, gender and popular culture. Also, she was a former UGC fellow of the Department of...
Thursday, June 06, 2013
Nadia Hashem
iKNOW Politics: What are the key challenges to Jordanian women’s participation in politics? There are many cau ses but the most important is the social culture that lacks democracy and in order to help women attain their roles in the political,...
Tuesday, March 05, 2013
Nabila Benomar
iKNOW Politics: I would like to begin by asking you how you began your career in politics? And what motivated you to do so? The first thing that helped me pursue a career in politics is the political environment in Morocco and the political will...
Sunday, February 21, 2010
Nilcéa Freire
"The parties, whether left or right, are a mirror of what happens in society. Men are also machista in the parties; it’s difficult for them to open the area up. There is already enormous competition between them, so they don’t want to have to...
Thursday, January 14, 2010
N’déye Fatou Touré
"I would like above all for all women interested in politics to know that, deep down inside, there is latent genius that holds and has the potential to create national wealth.” - N’déye Fatou Touré iKNOW Politics: Tell us about your career. What...
Friday, November 30, 2007
Nyamko Sabuni
"The easier we can make it for women and men to combine a career with family life, the easier it will be to get women to accept leadership, or also to be asked to take on leadership." – Nyamko Sabuni iKNOW Politics: Can you tell our readers a little...