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Tuesday, March 13, 2007
Enhancing Women's Participation in Electoral Processes in Post-Conflict Countries: Report of the Expert Group Meeting Jan. 2004
In January 2004, the UN Office of the Special Adviser on Gender Issues and the Advancement of Women convened an expert group meeting in Glen Cove, New York. The expert group discussed and analyzed electoral processes in post-conflict countries and...
Monday, February 19, 2007
Enhancing Women's Participation in Electoral Processes in Post-conflict Countries: Post-election Support
This paper is based on the experiences of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and its programme to provide support to women in parliaments of post-conflict countries. It focuses on the question of post election support and assesses the challenges...
Thursday, February 15, 2007
Electoral System Design: The New International IDEA Handbook
This handbook aims to achieve two things: to expand knowledge and illuminate political and public discussions; and to give designers of constitutions, political frameworks and electoral legislation the tools to make informed choices when designing...
Thursday, February 15, 2007
Electoral Processes in Selected Countries of the Middle East: A Case Study
The paper includes three brief case studies of the electoral processes in Yemen, Lebanon and Jordan. It attempts to assess how the electoral process in each of these countries was supportive, or not, of women’s participation. It also identifies the...
Wednesday, February 14, 2007
Estonian Human Development Report 2002: Human Development and Policy Making
This report analyzes the formulation of policy regarding human development in Estonia. It examines the extent to which good governance principles, with the basic elements of decentralization, transparency, lawfulness and participation, are followed...
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Evaluation of Gender Mainstreaming in UNDP
This report assesses the overall performance of UNDP in gender mainstreaming and promoting gender equality. It examines gender mainstreaming in policies and programmes; capacity and resources for gender mainstreaming within the organization; the...
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Essays on Gender and Governance
The essays in this volume explore the multiple factors that influence the process of engendering governance in complex societies. They focus particularly on the changing roles of various actors such as women’s movements, the state and civil society...
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Enhancing Women's Participation in Electoral Processes in Post-conflict Countries: Experiences from Mozambique
This paper examines the case of women's participation in electoral processes in Mozambique. It investigates gender-sensitive legislation, voter registration and education, political parties, and training of women candidates.
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Enhancing Women's Participation in Electoral Processes in Post-conflict Countries
This paper addresses the characteristics of electoral processes in post-conflict countries. It examines sources of international standards for women's participation in electoral processes, challenges and dilemnas faced by international bodies...
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Enhancing the Role of Women: UNDP Yemen Electoral Support Programme
This presentation focuses on the efforts of the UNDP Yemen Electoral Support Programme to enhance women's political participation in Yemen. It outlines the programme's strategic areas of support, with a particular focus on voter education. It was...
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Engendering Macroeconomics and Macroeconomics Policies
This article discusses the relevance of gender in the context of macroeconomic analysis, arguing that macroeconomic policies are gender-biased in their effects and that gender inequalities at the micro- and meso- levels have macroeconomic...
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Energy and Women: National Consultation for Swaziland
This report outlines the problems faced by women in the energy sector of Swaziland. It explores solutions for alleviating women's energy problems in the country and identifies means by which they can develop sustainable energy projects that can...
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Energy and Women: Generating Opportunities for Development
This report is the result of the National Consultative Meeting that was held in Blantyre, Malawi in June 1999. It discusses the particular energy situation in Malawi with respect to women's development needs and priorities; examines the role and...
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
En Route to Equality: A Gender Review of National MDG Reports 2005
This global review of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Reports provides a gender dimension to the review of national reports. It demonstrates the added value of including a gender equality perspective in the reporting and tracking of...
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Elimination of Violence Against Women in Partnership with Men
This article encompasses material that was prepared for a training workshop on eliminating violence against women (VAW). It highlights ideas, concepts, policies, approaches and strategies for a greater involvement and engagement of men to eliminate...
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Electoral Assistance
This fact sheet explains how to promote the involvement of women as informed and empowered voters. It discusses strategies such as supporting civic and voter education campaigns that target women, responding to cultural factors that can inhibit...
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Educate Girls: Fight AIDS
This report provides an overview of the ways in which education decreases the chances of contracting HIV and focuses on the specific effect of education on girls’ vulnerability to HIV/AIDS. It discusses the role of the AIDS epidemic in limiting...
Monday, February 12, 2007
Evaluating the Status of Iraqi Women in Light of the Beijing Platform for Action
This case study examines the status of Iraqi women after the 1995 Beijing International Conference on Women. It identifies the obstaclesthat continue to hamper their development, and looks at the situation of women with respect to several topics:...

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