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Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Overcoming Political Exclusion: Strategies for marginalized groups to successfully engage in political decision-making
This publication, published in 2013 by the International Institute for Electoral Assistance and Democracy, identifies the obstacles preventing marginalized people from taking active part in customary and democratic decision-making. It highlights...
Friday, May 02, 2014
Our Motherland, Our Country: Gender Discrimination and Statelessness in the Middle East and North Africa
Gender discrimination in nationality laws occurs when women cannot acquire, change, retain or pass on their nationality to their children and/or non-national spouses on an equal basis as men. Gender discrimination in nationality laws can result in...
Monday, April 28, 2014
Opportunities and Challenges of Women's Political Participation in India
ndia has witnessed the world’s largest experiment in grassroots local democracy, triggered by the 73rd and 74th Amendments to the Indian Constitution, which created a third tier of governance – Panchayati Raj Institutions (Village Councils) and...
Thursday, October 24, 2013
On Egyptian women after the Arab Spring
When history books reflect on modern Egypt, we will read the “official” version of the story but we will never read the stories that matter: her stories. We will not hear the voices of millions of women who stood shoulder to shoulder, hand in hand,...
Friday, October 11, 2013
Opportunities and Challenges of Women's Political Participation in India
A Synthesis of Research Findings from Select Districts in India There is growing momentum among governments and civil society to foster and ensure women’s participation and leadership in the political arena, and specifically within local governance...
Tuesday, July 06, 2010
One Size Does Not Fit All: Lessons Learned from Legislative Gender Commissions and Caucuses
This guide demonstrate that women’s collective efforts in the legislature are crucial not only because of their impact on public policies that effectively respond to citizens’ demands and interests, but also because of their effect on the...
Monday, June 04, 2007
Overview of Strategies Applied in Bulgaria To Increase Women’s Participation And Representation
This report gives an overview of the strategies applied in Bulgaria to increase women’s political participation and representation. It highlights the increase in women’s political participation, particularly in Parliament, but emphasizes that there...

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