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Thursday, November 13, 2014
Hege Haukeland
iKNOW Politics speaks with Hege Haukeland, Member of Parliament from Norway, about women's political participation, women in parliament and the involvement of youth in politics.
Helen McEntee
Friday, November 07, 2014
Helen McEntee
Helen McEntee, the youngest female member of parliament in Ireland speaks about the participation of women and youth in politics.
Kosovo Women caucus
Friday, October 24, 2014
How to create an effective women's caucus?
As individuals without the support of a caucus women are often forced to focus on their party agendas rather than lobby for women at large. However, women's caucuses around the world have had a notable impact on empowering women members of...
Finance
Friday, October 24, 2014
How to organize a political campaign with limited funds?
Access to funds is a huge impediment to many women around the world seeking to become involved in politics especially in developing countries. How can I organize a political campaigns with limited funding?
Parliamentarians Handbook on Implementing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Handbook for Parliamentarians: Implementing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
There are approximately 370 million indigenous peoples in some 90 countries throughout all regions of the world. While they constitute 5 per cent of the world’s population, they make up 15 per cent of the world’s disadvantaged. Of the 7,000 ...
Hafsa Afailal speaks about youth
Friday, September 19, 2014
Hafsa Afailal
Hafsa Afailal speaks about increasing the political participation of youth.
Anson Chan
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Hong Kong’s ‘Iron Lady’ takes up democracy fight with Beijing
She is often called the “Iron Lady” of Hong Kong. Anson Chan earned respect serving as Hong Kong’s second-highest official when the British were in charge. And when the colony was handed back to China in 1997, Beijing enlisted Chan to help with that...
Hillary Clinton
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Hillary Clinton's Rules for Women
Photo-Spencer Platt/Getty images A sad reality of Hillary Clinton's career advice for women is that it's all about men. How to navigate the sexist taunts that arise in the workplace, how to be less of a perfectionist (because men don't bother), and...
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Helen Clark on Women's Political Empowerment
UNDP Administrator and former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark talks about the challenges and the undeniable gains of empowering women to participate in politics at the highest levels.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
How the Bicycle Paved the Way for Women's Rights
The bicycle, when it was still new technology, went through a series of rapid iterations in the 19th century before it really went mainstream. Designers toyed with different-sized front and back wheels, the addition of chains and cranks and pedals,...
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
How Not to Close the Gender Gap in Politics, USA
Colorado Republicans, concerned about their string of statewide losses in recent years, have been making some efforts to reach out to demographic groups that have not historically backed their party. The most recent effort was a gubernatorial debate...
Friday, May 02, 2014
How to follow up on UN Human Rights Recommendations: A practical guide for civil society
Follow-up activities aim at ensuring that recommendations and decisions by human rights mechanisms and bodies are implemented so as to improve respect, protection and fulfilment of all human rights for all. UN human rights mechanisms and bodies seek...
Monday, April 28, 2014
Hearts and Minds – Women of India Speak
The photo essay captures the voices and hopes for change of hundreds of elected women representatives in five states across India. The ‘Hearts and Minds’ report is aimed at sharing the “lived experiences” of women and girls in India and ensuring...
Monday, April 28, 2014
Hearts and Minds, India
Women of India Speak brings to the centre stage the “lived experiences” of women and girls in India. It ensures that the voices of those who remain socially, economically and geographically marginalized are meaningfully reflected in the emerging...
Monday, April 07, 2014
Has there been progress in women's political participation in your country?
The International Knowledge Network of Women in Politics asked various women during the 58th Session of the Commission on the Status of women if they believed there has been progress in women's political participation in their country. We received...
Sunday, March 30, 2014
Husbands of women candidates in Bihar stand by their wives
Husbands of the women contesting the Lok Sabha elections from Bihar are going all out to support their wives.Take the case of Sailesh Kumar, husband of Misa Bharti and son-in-law of RJD chief Lalu Prasad. An IIM Lucknow alumnus, Kumar is managing...
Thursday, March 27, 2014
How much progress have we made? An analysis of women's political participation in subnational governments in Latin America and the Caribbean
In recent decades, subnational politics have taken on particular relevance in the process of expanding citizens’ rights. In large part this is due to the fact that the Central State has been transferring administrative and management...
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Hillary Is Using the Internet to Accomplish Everything She Was Told She Could Never Do
Many Republicans rubbed their hands with glee in anticipation of the so-called "secret Clinton files" in the hopes that the documents would reveal some nasty information about the Democratic Party's current front-runner, Hillary Clinton. But while...

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