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Thursday, March 02, 2017
Philippines: The Commission on Elections to hold special voters’ registration for women and girls on 8 March
MANILA — The Commission on Elections will be holding a special satellite voter registration for women and girls in Metro Manila and in other parts of the country in celebration of the National Women’s Day. In Comelec resolution 10175 promulgated on...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Philippines: PGMA Calls on Women to Lobby for Electoral Computerization
President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo called on women leaders to campaign for the modernization of voting, counting and canvassing as she pointed out that funds for the computerization of elections has long been provided. Arroyo said that women...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Philippines: Magna Carta of Women
Mayor Celso Lobregat has rallied the different sectors in the region to support the passage of the magna carta of women, a proposed law initiated by District I Congresswoman Beng Climaco that will ensure the integration of gender equality into the...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
PHILIPPINES: Women, Gender and Photo ops
The Philippines House of Representatives and Senate are nearing passage of a 'Magna Carta for Women' - a Bill that will codify the UN Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). According to the Bill's...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Philippines: Bill on Women's Rights, Gender Education Passes House 2nd Reading
A pending bill on women's rights and gender education in the workplace gained ground in the House of Representatives as it passed second reading. The House of Representatives website said Monday House Bill 4374 underscores the role of...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Philippines: Filipinos Pledge to Carry on Corazon Aquino’s Legacy at Wake by Safeguarding Democracy
Weeping mourners have been paying their respects at the wake of former President Corazon Aquino, with some pledging to carry on her legacy by protecting the democracy she helped install 23 years ago.Filipinos have been sensitive to any slide...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Philippines: Reproductive Health Tests Candidates’ Political Guts
Filipino voters who have yet to make up their minds about their choice for their next president are being advised: look at each aspirant’s stance on reproductive health to help them gauge the candidate’s leadership mettle and political guts.A...
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Promoting Women's Political Representation in Southeast Asia - IKAT
Partnership for Governance Reform in Indonesia (Kemitraan) in partnership with the NDI for International Affairs along with regional partners; Indonesian Women's Coalition (KPI), Persatuan Komuniti Selangor (EMPOWER) from Malaysia, Women's Caucus...
Friday, June 27, 2008
Practitioner’s Guide to Designing Inclusive and Accountable Local Democratic Institutions
This guide is the first of its kind to provide an overview of the current range of local representative arrangements and electoral systems in Asia and the Pacific. This easy-to-use guide will assist country offices/teams and government partners as...