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AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - NOVEMBER 30: (L-R) Sanna Marin, Prime Minister of Finland and Prime Minster ... [+]GETTY IMAGES
Thursday, December 01, 2022
Experts React To Question On Prime Ministers Meeting “Because Of Their Age”
A question asked to New Zealand’s prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, to justify why she was meeting with Finland’s leader, Sanna Marin sparked debate around the world on Wednesday. The reporter asked, “[is it] just because you're similar in age and,...
Effective and inclusive parliaments (CPA)
Friday, October 21, 2022
Effective and inclusive parliaments
Ensuring GSP principles are embedded in political institutions is vital for a healthy democracy. It highlights that women’s inclusion and equality does not just stop at the ballot box. All groups must be able to fully participate within our elected...
Equal power now: Girls, young women and political participation
Wednesday, October 12, 2022
Equal power now: Girls, young women and political participation
This year’s State of the World’s Girls report is focused on girls’ and young women’s political participation. It explores their attitudes towards, and experiences of, political and civic participation and institutions, across many different...
Enhancing inclusive political participation and representation in Africa (Picture: International IDEA)
Friday, August 05, 2022
Enhancing inclusive political participation and representation in Africa
Africa has made significant progress in enhancing inclusive political participation and representation, mostly for women, youth and people living with disabilities. This report unpacks the trends and challenges of inclusive participation in Africa....
UNDP Colombia
Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Emergency preparedness requires gender-aware responses to reduce burdens of care, violence and economic insecurity on women: UN Women and UNDP Tracker Report
This new report presents a clarion opportunity to champion improved, gender-responsive social protections and to ensure meaningful participation of women to identify solutions to acute and chronic challenges that leave no one behind. NEW YORK -...
Equality in the heart of democracy: A gender sensitive House of Commons
Thursday, March 24, 2022
Equality in the heart of democracy: A gender sensitive House of Commons
This is a House of Commons Committee report, with recommendations to government. The Government has two months to respond. While there is still some way to go to achieve equal representation of women in the House of Commons, and in the wider...
Enhancing Women's Political Participation in Africa - International IDEA
Thursday, March 10, 2022
Enhancing women's political participation in Africa
Enhancing Women's Political Participation in Africa is a Pan-African gender project on the different facets of Women and Politics in Africa. Funded by Sida and implemented by International IDEA, it aims to advance gender equality in politics and...
Enhancing Women's Political Participation in Africa- IDEA
Monday, March 07, 2022
Enhancing women's political participation in Africa
Enhancing Women's Political Participation in Africa (Women in Political Participation (WPP) is a Pan-African gender project on the different facets of Women and Politics in Africa. Funded by Sida and implemented by International IDEA, it aims to...
Friday, February 18, 2022
Equality in democracy
Högskolan Väst celebrates International Women's Day and as part of this, the Centrum för Hållbarhet (CFH) invites you to a lecture with Rumbidzai Kandawasvika-Nhundu, Senior Advisor in Democracy and Inclusion at International IDEA, on 8 March  2022...
Esperança Laurinda Francisco Nhiuane Bias
Monday, February 07, 2022
Esperança Bias
Esperança Laurinda Francisco Nhiuane Bias is the President of the Assembly of the Republic of Mozambique. This interview was conducted on 6 September 2021, in Vienna (Austria), during the 13th Summit of Women Speakers of Parliament. Click on the...
European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen stands as European Council president Charles Michel, centre, and Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan take seats in Ankara © via REUTERS
Monday, April 12, 2021
EU-Turkey in blame game over ‘sofagate’ after Ursula von der Leyen left standing
Dispute over protocol prompts charges of sexism at meeting in Ankara Turkey and Europe are trading blame over who left the European Commission chief on her feet, in a spat over protocol that has prompted charges of sexism and overshadowed a critical...
España: Brechas de género en la relación con la política: implicación, conocimiento y participación (Funcas)
Monday, December 10, 2018
España: Brechas de género en la relación con la política: implicación, conocimiento y participación
El artículo presenta evidencia actualizada sobre la brecha de género en la implicación, el cono- cimiento y la participación política en España y en perspectiva comparada. Los resultados muestran que mientras que la brecha de género ha disminuido...
Friday, March 17, 2017
Event on Ending Violence Against Women in Politics
In commemoration of National Women’s History Month, the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission will host a briefing on preventing and mitigating violence against women in politics. Although many factors constrain women’s political participation...
Friday, August 19, 2016
Egypt nominates Moushira Khattab for next UNESCO Director-General
A few months prior the UNESCO elections for the post of Director-General, Egypt decided to nominate the Egyptian ambassador and diplomat, Moushira Khattab to the post. The elections for a leader to fill the shoes of Irina Bokova (who has set her...
Monday, May 16, 2016
Eliminating Discriminatory Laws and Closing Gender Gaps
Worldwide, several challenges to the full realization of women's rights persist, and women continue face discrimination in access to education, work, social protection, inheritance, economic assets, productive resources and participation in...
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Emerge Wisconsin works to increase the number of women in politics in Wisconsin
Emerge Wisconsin, an organization dedicated to increase the number of Democratic women in public office, has published an article on the underrepresentation of women in politics in that State. According to CAWP data, only 25.8% of state lawmakers...
Tuesday, May 03, 2016
European Enlargement and Women's Rights
The European Women’s Lobby task force for Central European, Baltic and Balkan States, together with Kvinna Till Kvinna’s Western Balkans Group, organized on the past 25 April in Brussels, a joint meeting to discuss the challenges for women’s rights...
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
European Commission's Strategic engagement for gender equality 2016-2019
Promoting gender equality is a core activity for the EU: equality between women and men is a fundamental EU value, an EU objective and a driver for economic growth. The Union shall aim to promote equality between men and women in all its activities...

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