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Monday, April 27, 2009
Arabic Publications Catalogue
This is the Fall- Winter 2008 Arabic Publications Catalogue from NDI. Publications cover the areas of Political Parties, Activism and Technology, Campaigning, Civic Action, Governance, Media and Communications, Women’s Participation and Elections....
Thursday, April 09, 2009
Albania: Law on Measures Against Violence in Family Relations
This law aims to prevent and reduce domestic violence in all its forms by appropriate legal measures. It also aims to guarantee protection through legal measures to members of the family who are subject to domestic violence, paying particular...
Monday, March 16, 2009
A Golden Age for Women's Participation in Ghana?
This paper is a comparative commentary on the situation of women’s political leadership in Ghana. The paper highlights progress made in the country, draws attention to areas of retrogression and proposes some immediate strategies for greater...
Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Alomiza Ennos-Barr
“I was a typical African woman who was raised to believe that politics is for men, and I refused to run. But in the end, I did it for my party, because I thought it would be unfair to stay out of politics. So I accepted and decided to run.” -...
Sunday, March 01, 2009
Australia: Victims Support and Rehabilitation Act
The Act was adopted in Australia in 1996 to provide support and rehabilitation for victims of crimes of violence by giving effect to an approved counselling scheme and a statutory compensation scheme.
Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Assassination Of Elizabeth Wong, Malaysia
In a self-penned farewell letter, Elizabeth Wong describes the darkest episode in her life, and how she has never felt 'so alone, vulnerable and humiliated' We invite our users to read the full text here
Sunday, January 25, 2009
A Digest of Case Law on the Human Rights of Women (Asia Pacific)
This is a collation of case summaries from the Asia Pacific region citing CEDAW, National Constitutions, and other Human Rights instruments protecting equality of rights between men and women.
Wednesday, January 07, 2009
Assessing Women’s Political Party Programs: Best Practices and Recommendations
The assessment is designed to identify the specific elements and approaches which were most effective in encouraging women’s participation and leadership in political parties. Although drawn from NDI programs, the information gathered in this...
Friday, January 02, 2009
A Gender Responsive Parliament: A Handbook on Gender Mainstreaming in the Legislature
This guidebook provides brief and simple references on gender mainstreaming in legislative processes. In particular, the guide focuses on two of the three principal functions of the House of Representative (DPR) in Indonesia, namely producing...
Thursday, November 06, 2008
Application Deadline: Wanjiru Kihoro Fellowship Programme
The WANJIRU KIHORO FELLOWSHIP's broad goal is to contribute to the development of a new generation of African women leaders who are dedicated to utilizing their voices and experience to further women's central role in peace building and development...
Friday, October 17, 2008
Africa Women's Political Leadership
This group is open to all women who wish to discuss women's political participation in sub-Saharan Africa. The Club of Madrid African Women Leaders Project brought together women from Nigeria, Uganda and Sierra Leone in a conference in Brussels in...
Thursday, September 25, 2008
Agreed Conclusions of the Commission on the Status of Women on the Critical Areas of Concern of the Beijing Platform for Action
This resource highlights action-oriented agreed conclusions on a number of issues, including women in power and decision-making, and institutional mechanism for the advancement of women.
Monday, September 08, 2008
Application Deadline: Human Rights Monitoring Course
This distance learning course provides participants practical guidance on how to monitor human rights. Participants will be introduced to the doctrine and methodology of human rights monitoring, primarily as developed through the work of...
Monday, June 30, 2008
Addressing Violence Against Women: Piloting and Programming
This report highlights lessons learned from ten pilot projects that used a programme guide created by UNFPA to help health care providers address gender-based violence. It also summarizes presentations from ten experts on gender-based violence and...
Monday, June 02, 2008
Advocating for Quotas
What strategies have been used by women and grassroots organizations to promote the adoption and implementation of quotas? What are the main obstacles encountered by these organizations in their advocacy work?
Wednesday, April 23, 2008
Application Deadline: Ford Fellowship Program for Young Leaders
Each year, a group of 20-24 emerging leaders from different regions of the world are selected to become Ford Fellows of the 92nd Street Y. Participating countries change each year. For the 2009 Fellowship, we are accepting applications from...
Thursday, March 06, 2008
Application Deadline for Women's Leadership and Empowerment Conference 2008
Women's Leadership and Empowerment Conference 2008 is a three-day program, which consists of three components: study session "women's leadership and empowerment of disadvantaged groups", presentations of submitted papers and open discussions. It is...
Thursday, February 28, 2008
A Struggle for Survival: Trafficking of North Korean Women
Speaker: Ambassador Mark P. LagonU.S. Department of StateAbout the Speaker: Ambassador Mark P. Lagon is Senior Advisor to the Secretary of State and Director of the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons at the State Department....

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