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Thursday, July 17, 2014
Nigeria: Low Number of Female Lawmakers Stalling Passage of Gender Bills
The National Institute of Legislative Studies (NILS) has identified the low number of women in Nigerian parliament as the reason for the failure of gender-based bills in the legislature, adding that it is unacceptable that only seven per cent of...
Sunday, July 06, 2014
Nigeria: FG Reiterates Commitment to Women Empowerment
The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Zainab Maina, has reiterated Federal Government's commitment to economic empowerment of women in the country. The minister spoke at the weekend when she received the executive members of the...
Thursday, July 03, 2014
NGO Forum Beijing +20
Be an active participant in a dynamic global process and contribute to discussions on achievements, gaps and challenges in the implementation of the 12 critical areas of concern of the 1995 Beijing Platform for Action (BPfA). Tackle together other...
Monday, May 19, 2014
Nigeria: Amaechi Tasks Women On Greater Participation in Politics
More participation of women in politics will go along way in making democracy in Nigeria an interesting game, even as it would help in stamping out corruption in the political system. This position was made by the Rivers State Governor, Rotimi...
Friday, May 16, 2014
Nigeria: Ogun - Fresh Perspectives On Women in Politics
First Lady of Ogun State, Mrs. Olufunso Amosun, recently put forward new perspectives on how to make women's voices heard and make their votes count in Nigeria's political process, ahead of the 2015 general elections. She noted that the time had...
Monday, April 28, 2014
National Situation Analysis Report: Women’s Human Rights and Gender Equality, Jordan
The programme “Enhancing Equality between Men & Women in the Euromed Region” referred to as the Euromed Gender Equality Programme (EGEP) is of three years duration (15 May 2008-15 May 2011); it is funded through the European Neighbourhood...
Friday, April 25, 2014
NEC Gender Section Begins Regional Seminars, Liberia
The Gender Section of the National Elections Commission (NEC) has begun the conduct of a string of regional Gender Seminars to encourage Women's Political participation in the ensuing Special Senatorial Election. The first phase of the seminar was...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
National Action Plan on Women's Equal Participation in Public Service
The evidence has never been clearer that women’s political, economic, and social participation and leadership are vital to development. Countries where women are fairly represented in government enjoy greater security, higher levels of development,...
Thursday, April 25, 2013
NDI Ukraine survey on Women's political Participation
Public Perceptions of the 2012 Elections & Women’s Role in Politics and Government  Findings from a Survey of 1,210 adults over the age of 18 in Ukraine (We invoite our users to read the complete report here)
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
NDI: Women's Political Participation Training Report, Cambodia
As the 2013 National Assembly elections approach, Cambodia has an opportunity to improve women’s political participation. To this end, the National Democratic Institute (NDI), in collaboration with the International Foundation for Electoral Systems...
Monday, March 07, 2011
Nepal Human Development Report 2009: State Transformation and Human Development
Without peace, human development is not possible and without human development, peace is not sustainable. Both require inclusion and participation—which can evolve through the restructuring of the state and deepening of the democracy of a political...
Monday, March 02, 2009
New Realities Concerning European Left Wing Gender Equality Politics: Case Study from the South Eastern European Region
This report compares the situation and potential for action of women in South Eastern Europe and investigates party politics on gender equality.
Thursday, November 01, 2007
National Machineries for Women in Development: experiences, lessons and strategies
This report  includes salient points and recommendations from the BRIDGE 1996 report on National Machineries for Women (NWMs), updated with more recent thinking, policy and practice. Also included  are summaries of some best practice examples. The...
Wednesday, August 15, 2007
New Technologies and Women in Arab Countries: A Forest Of Concepts, A Complex Reality
This paper describes the notion of cyberfeminism and its implications in North Africa and Middle East with a specific focus on socio-economic and political developments in the region. It also illustrates the impact of technological advancement on...
Friday, May 11, 2007
National Machinery, Action Plans and Gender Mainstreaming in the Council of Europe Member States
This report evaluates the progress made by Council of Europe member states since the Beijing conference. It provides updated information on national machinery, action plans and gender mainstreaming strategies set up to promote equality between women...
Friday, April 27, 2007
National machinery , action plans and gender mainstreaming in the Council of Europe member states since the 4th World Conference on Women (Beijing 1995)
This document presents the situation concerning institutional mechanisms for equality and their effective functioning in Council of Europe member States. It also evaluates the specific programmes and specific areas of action, as well as advancements...
Thursday, March 08, 2007
NDI's Women's Campaign Manual, 1997
This training manual provides women political candidates in Kenya with information and guidelines for building an effective campaign. It discusses topics such as message development, fundraising, budgeting, dealing with the media, public speaking,...
Thursday, February 22, 2007
National Seminar on "The Process of Engendering a New Constitution for Rwanda"
This publication reports on a seminar organized in Kigali, Rwanda in June 2001 by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and UNDP. The purpose of the seminar was to provide a forum for discussion on the practical ways and means of ensuring that Rwanda'...

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