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Saturday, July 05, 2014
The achievements for women in the Arab world
Tunisian civil society activist Ahlem Hachicha and University of Tunis El Manar professor Fatima Radhouani talk to Marwan Bishara about the achievements for women in the Arab world. We invite our users to watch the video published on July 6th 2014.
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
The incredibly poor gender diversity of elected state officials in the U.S., in 7 maps and charts
South Carolina’s Senate is the nation’s least gender-diverse legislative chamber, with just 2 percent representation, according to data from theCenter for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University’s Eagleton Institute of Politics. Of the 45...
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Twitter chat with Sonja Lokar
Twitter Chat with iKNOW Politics expert Sonia Lokar on women’s political participation during the electoral process and elections taking place July 13 in Slovenia. #electionsSlovenia Host:  @iKNOW_Politics Guest:    Sonja Lokar @CEEGENDERNET Time: ...
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Twitter chat on women in the Slovenian Elections
Twitter Chat with iKNOW Politics expert Sonia Lokar on women’s political participation during the electoral process and elections taking place July 13 in Slovenia. #electionsSlovenia Host:  @iKNOW_Politics Guest: Twitter name Sonia Lokar   @...
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Twitter chat on women in the Slovenian Elections
  Twitter Chat with iKNOW Politics expert Sonia Lokar on women’s political participation during the electoral process and elections taking place July 13 in Slovenia. #electionsSlovenia Host:  @iKNOW_Politics Guest: Twitter name Sonia Lokar   @...
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Turkish women establishing political party
Turkey's first women-only party was established on June 26 after a group of women has submitted a petition to the Interior Ministry, allowing it to participate in parliamentary elections held in 2015. The party demands the construction of democratic...
Monday, June 02, 2014
The Autocomplete Truth: Kick-starting a modern conversation on gender equality
The Autocomplete Truth - developed for UN Women by Memac Ogilvy & Mather Dubai - started a viral and global debate about gender equality. It became Adweek's most shared ad of 2013 and The Ad Council's social good campaign of the year for 2013....
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
The Good Malaysian Woman: Ethnicity, Religion, Politics Exhibition
THE exhibition, 'The Good Malaysian Woman: Ethnicity, Religion, Politics', is being organised by the All Women's Action Society (AWAM) and Interpr8 Art Space. Featuring 22 artists and over 30 artworks in a variety of mediums, the exhibition raises...
Thursday, May 08, 2014
The Global Gender Gap Report 2013
The Global Gender Gap Index,1 introduced by the World Economic Forum in 2006, is a framework for capturing the magnitude and scope of gender-based disparities and tracking their progress. The Index benchmarks national gender gaps on economic,...
Monday, May 05, 2014
The Political and Economic Power of Women
Article at a glance Women’s participation in politics and decision-making benefits entire societies, though they are still underrepresented in most government bodies around the world. Women are not just beneficiaries of development — they are also...
Friday, May 02, 2014
The 2011 Moroccan Constitution: A Critical Analysis
In the context of a protest movement that started in Tunisia in December 2010 and that spread throughout North Africa and West Asia, close to 200,000 Moroccans took to the streets in 53 cities to demand rapid change in their country. In an effort...
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Tunisia’s National Constituent Assembly Gender Assessment
NDI organized a gender assessment of Tunisia’s NCA to contribute to a fuller understanding of the following critical factors: • The capacity of women deputies to perform their legislative and representative functions; • The functions and role of...
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Tonga’s Queen Nanasipau‘u Welcomes Women’s Parliament
Tonga (Matangi Tonga, April 7, 2014) –Tonga's first "Practice Parliament for Women" is a crucial milestone and marks a very positive step forward for Tonga, said Queen Nanasipau'u Tuku'aho in opening the event today, April 7, in Nuku'alofa at the...
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Thirty Years of Democracy: Riding the Wave? Women's Political Participation in Latin America
30 Years of Democracy: Riding the Wave? Women’s Political Participation in Latin America examines the progress made in women’s participation at all levels of public and party decision making, in the three decades since the start of the third wave...
Monday, February 10, 2014
Tunisia’s new Constitution: a breakthrough for women’s rights
Tunisia’s new Constitution has captured international headlines. It enshrines many rights for women and is step in the right direction, according to many Tunisians.  Sana Ben Achour, women’s rights activist and law student, stresses that this...
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
The hard facts on gender
This year in Davos, Switzerland, 400 of the world’s most powerful and influential women will gather for the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting. Co-chaired by Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer and the Rockefeller Foundation’s Judith Rodin and including Brazil...
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...
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Ticking clocks - Alternative 2012 Country-Specific Recommendations to strengthen women’s rights and gender equality in the Europe 2020 Strategy
This report aims to provide input for the European Commission annual drafting of recommendations to the Member States in socio-economic policies. The report has been drafted with the input of the EWL’s member organisations and is the first of many...

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