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Wednesday, February 26, 2020
2019 Parliamentary Elections in Moldova - Gender perspective
The infographics are produced by the Central Electoral Commission of Moldova, with the support of “Enhancing democracy in Moldova through inclusive and transparent elections” Project, implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP...
Friday, January 31, 2020
2020 Annual Parliamentary Hearing at the UN
Education as a key to peace and sustainable development: Toward the implementation of SDG 4. Education has long been recognized as a necessary precondition for sustainable development in all its dimensions – economic, social and environmental....
Thursday, December 26, 2019
2019 UK Election: Analysis shows increase in women MPs but most are in opposition
A record number of women presented themselves for office ahead of the UK’s 2019 election. A total of 37% of candidates were female – an improvement of eight percentage points over the number of women standing in 2017 (29%) and 11 percentage points...
Friday, May 03, 2019
2020 is not a fair playing field. Here's how to even it out
By Marianne Schnall, A record six women are running for president on the Democratic side: Sens. Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, Kirsten Gillibrand and Amy Klobuchar, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard and motivational speaker Marianne Williamson. This...
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
2019 Annual Parliamentary Hearing at the United Nations
The 2019 Parliamentary Hearing at the United Nations will take place on 21-22 February in New York. The international community and national governments are contending with global issues such as climate change, migrants and refugees, sustainable...
Thursday, January 10, 2019
2018 left Rwandans with a more inclusive parliament
One of the hallmarks of post-Genocide Rwanda is inclusive politics. The year 2018 brought about more gains as far as political plurality is concerned, at least in the Chamber of Deputies where two new opposition parties won seats. And this is...
Friday, July 27, 2018
2nd POWA forum tackles media’s impact on women’s participation in politics
The Progressive Organisation for Women Advancement (POWA) has organised its second forum to discuss women’s participation in the Ghanaian political space. The forum, which was held on Monday, July 23, 2018, at the British Council in Accra, was...
Monday, June 06, 2016
2016 Women Leaders in Extractives Fellowship
In a field where the meaningful participation of women is often missing, this program seeks to increase the participation of women in the movement to promote the sustainable management of extractives for the public good. The Women Leaders in...
Monday, January 18, 2016
2015 Report to UK Parliament on the National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security 2014-17
The UK’s third National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security was launched by the then Secretaries of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and Defense and the Secretary of State for International Development in June 2014. This was followed...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
27-Year-Old Muslim Woman Becomes Sweden’s New Education Minister
A 27-year-old Bosnian Muslim immigrant has been named the new Swedish minister of education, setting a role model for young, active Muslims. The minister, Aida Hadzialic, was named earlier in October in Stefan Löfven new cabinet as the new Upper...
Des Afghans lors d’élections historiques
Sunday, September 14, 2014
2014 Theme: Engaging Young People on Democracy
Photo-Fardin Waezi / UNAMA   "I call on members of the largest generation of youth in history to confront challenges and consider what you can do to resolve them. To take control of your destiny and translate your dreams into a better future for all...
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
2014 Madeleine Albright Lunch celebrates women's political and economic empowerment
Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) delivered the keynote address at NDI’s May 19 Madeleine K. Albright Grant luncheon, encouraging people to “dare the difference” through the three “L’s” of women’s...
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
2014 International Women’s Day Statement for Helen Clark
This year’s International Women’s Day theme – Equality for Women is Progress for All – states a simple truth.  No country will reach its full potential if its female citizens do not enjoy full equality.  As the 2015 end date of the Millennium...
Friday, February 21, 2014
2nd Round of Presidential Elections in El Salvador
El Salvador's left-wing presidential candidate, Salvador Sánchez Cerén, for the Farabundo Marti Front for National Liberation (FMLN), won 49 percent of the vote, just short of the majority needed to secure victory in the country's election in early...
Thursday, January 09, 2014
2014: A turning point for women in politics?
“Our young women are forming a new era in female history,” wrote Massachusetts feminist Judith Sargent Murray excitedly. “The Rights of Women begin to be understood; we seem, at length, determined to do justice.” The year was 1798. It would be two...
Wednesday, January 01, 2014
20 Women to Watch in US Politics in 2014
Wendy Davis isn't the only one who could make history. Even though we're more than two years away from our next presidential election — and the Hillary Clinton mania likely to ensue — 2014 is shaping up to be a critical year for women in politics...
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
2014 Elections in India Set Bait for Women's Vote
A brand-new grain subsidy ration card that requires women be listed as head of the household is one boon. One beleaguered woman said the food security it brings her could be a means of escaping an abusive husband. BANGALORE, India (WOMENSENEWS)-- "...
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
2013 MADELEINE K. ALBRIGHT LUNCHEON AND PANEL
Urging women to concentrate on moving forward rather than “up,” Ping Fu, chief strategy officer for 3D Systems, described life as a mountain range that needs to be scaled. “Forget about this glass ceiling stuff,” she said at a May 29 Washington, D.C...

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