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Wednesday, April 01, 2009
Women’s Political Participation in Traditional and Conservative Societies
This consolidated response highlights types of positive action measures, advocacy campaigns, women’s movements, and educational opportunities that help women in traditional and conservative societies to overcome some of the barriers that they face...
Friday, January 23, 2009
Women’s Participation in Local Governments
This consolidated response analyzes current situation of women’s participation in local governments around the world and discusses the impact of women’s engagement in local politics.
Thursday, September 13, 2007
Women, Political Parties and Social Movements in South Asia
This paper describes relationships between women and political parties in South Asia, with case studies of Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and India. It also explores how political parties and social movements organize women and address women’s...
Monday, June 04, 2007
Women and Local Self Governance In An Indian Context
This report discusses women's role in local government in India. It provides a historical background for the Panchayat Raj, or Indian village councils, and discusses women's participation in such councils. It also details the role of Mahila Rajsatta...
Thursday, February 15, 2007
Women's Political Participation and Good Governance: 21st Century Challenges
This report explores the various aspects of gender issues in political participation and governance. It analyzes the impact of women as agents of change in the political process, reviews key challenges in this area, and suggests strategies for...