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Friday, November 23, 2018
Clear perceptual barriers’ that prevent women from entering politics: study
David Coletto of Abacus Data revealed key findings of the latest research study that surveyed women’s participation in politics, finding alarming but “not surprising” results on the gender disparity of engagement and political participation between...
Friday, November 16, 2018
Can quotas solve gender inequality in government?
The November 2018 election in the US will go down for a number of firsts. The first Somali American Muslim woman to be elected to office. The first Native American woman sent to Congress. And a record number of women elected to the House of...
Tuesday, January 02, 2018
Colorado has a history of women in politics — and a harassment problem
Nearly 40 percent of Colorado lawmakers are women, and the state has a history of women in powerful jobs. Reporter Bente Birkeland of the radio station KUNC asked about sexual harassment in the Colorado statehouse — and found a problem. Click here...
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Child, Early and Forced Marriage and Motherhood in the Americas
Child, early and forced marriage is not well understood in the Americas region, although UNICEF estimates that 29% of girls in Latin America and the Caribbean, or almost 1 in 3 girls, are married before the age of 18. Some countries surpass that...
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Can Female Leadership Change the California City Compton?
In 2013, 31-year-old Aja Brown made history as Compton’s youngest mayor. It was the culmination of a long journey for Brown—her grandmother had been murdered in the California city, and her family moved to another town after the tragedy. She is...
Friday, October 21, 2016
Championing Change for Women's Economic Empowerment
Empower Women Champions sharing their experience on what does it mean to be a Champion for Women's Economic Empowerment. 
Thursday, March 17, 2016
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and UN Women's Executive Director join forces for gender equality
During a High-level event on March 16, 2016 on how to achieve gender equality during the annual Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) at the United Nations Headquarters, the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau and the Executive Director of UN...
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Cricketer Dinesh Karthik is a HeForShe
Dinesh Karthik is one of India's finest cricketers and a sports icon. At 29, he is also a champion for women and girls' empowerment. He is a #HeForShe advocate and is calling upon men and boys everywhere to take action to end violence against women...
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Close the gap!
Picture it: A world without a gender gap. Imagine a world where gender equality is a reality for every woman and girl. What would your world look like?  Video of Close the gap!
Caroline Hubbard
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Challenges for international organizations working on women's issues
iKNOW Politics Expert Caroline Hubbard speaks about the challenges international organizations face while working on women's rights issues.
Thursday, May 01, 2014
Congolese Women Politicians Meet with CAR President
In March, Catherine Samba-Panza, president of the Central African Republic, and 25 Congolese women politicians sat down for a meeting to discuss security, peace and women's political participation. NDI organized the meeting when President Samba-...
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Clinton: 'Thick skin' needed for politics
Hillary Clinton speaking at the event "Women and Girls Count" marking the launch of a venture between the Clinton Foundation and the Bill & Melinda gates Foundation.