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Thursday, November 26, 2020
How Ukraine’s gender quotas work in practice
A businesswoman from the southern city of Kherson, Eremenko has seen Ukraine’s local political system from the inside. After helping the Ukrainian army when war broke out in the east of the country in 2014, she ran for city council in a national...
Monday, November 23, 2020
How to end violence against women in politics
Join the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership and Jo Cox Foundation to discuss violence against women in politics, whether it is increasing and what we can do about it as individuals, nations and across the globe. Rutgers University Professor of...
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
How the Coronavirus risks exacerbating women’s political exclusion
The coronavirus pandemic continues to disrupt political processes around the world. Seventy-three elections have been postponed. Many parliaments have suspended or limited their activities, and over a hundred countries have restricted citizens’...
Monday, November 09, 2020
How many female world leaders are there?
Incumbent prime minister Jacinda Ardern has won a historic victory after New Zealand headed to the ballot boxes. Throughout the election, polling suggested that Ms Ardern’s Labour Party would secure 45 per cent of the vote – enough for them to...
Monday, November 09, 2020
How much does it cost to be a politician in Uganda?
As Uganda’s general elections, scheduled for January and February 2021, approach, many are asking what they will bring. Another important question to ask, however, is what they will cost. A new report begins to answer this question. Drawing on...
Monday, October 26, 2020
How sexist abuse of women in Congress amounts to political violence – and undermines American democracy
From plans to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s being called a “f—ing b—” by her colleague Rep. Ted Yoho, it’s been a nasty year for women in American politics. Now, some women who’ve been targets of such misogyny want...
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
How Kamala Harris highlights what women in politics face
With Senator Kamala Harris as a historic vice-presidential running mate, it's impossible to avoid the topic of gender this election cycle - but are the rules of the race really different for women? Here's how her nomination highlights the issues...
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Her Power 2020 summit
Foreign Policy’s flagship global women’s summit returns this year in a digital format. FP will continue the momentum set in motion at last fall’s inaugural event, aiming to amplify the voices and untapped leadership contribution of women in foreign...
Tuesday, October 06, 2020
How women vote: Separating myth from reality
A century has elapsed since the 19th Amendment granted women the right to vote at the federal level. But no single analysis of those 100 years can explain “the women’s vote,” as it’s impossible to summarize half of the country’s population with one...
Thursday, October 01, 2020
Hillary Clinton’s Beijing speech: 25 years on
In 1995, Hillary Rodham Clinton, then first lady of the United States, delivered a landmark speech to the UN in Beijing in which she declared: “Human rights are women’s rights, and women’s rights are human rights.” A groundbreaking intervention, the...
Thursday, October 01, 2020
How Diane Abbott fought racism – and her own party – to become Britain’s first black female MP
The 1987 election campaign was the first time the Labour party had fielded so many black and Asian candidates. Yet Diane Abbott got the impression that “the national party thought we were an embarrassment”. Certainly, “they offered no support of any...
Thursday, October 01, 2020
Historic gathering to call for political commitment at the highest levels for the achievement of gender equality
The year 2020 marks the 25th  anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, China, and the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (1995), which remains the  most visionary and comprehensive roadmap for...
Friday, September 25, 2020
Harriet Baldwin
Harriet Baldwin is a Member of Parliament from The United Kingdom. This interview was conducted in March 2019 in the margins of the sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW63) in New York.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
How Belarusian women became a strong presence in anti-Lukashenko protests
Staring down a masked man with a rifle, standing alongside dozens of other women all linking arms in solidarity, Anastasiya Antoniuk was prepared to be taken to jail. The 26-year-old copywriter was taking part in a protest against the detention of...
Thursday, September 03, 2020
How Sandhya Ray became the first female MP from Bhind in Madhya Pradesh
Coming from one of the most backward villages in the country, Sandhya Ray found the support in her progressive in-laws. They didn’t just support her with her studies but also motivated her to join politics. Ray, who wanted to do a regular 9-5 job,...
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
How gender affects the response rates of politicians to inquiries about healthcare and unemployment support
Are women and men equally likely to receive answers when they contact politicians for information about healthcare and unemployment benefits? Drawing on a new study, Zoila Ponce de Leon and Gabriele Magni find that MPs are significantly more likely...
Friday, August 21, 2020
How did women fare in the 2020 Vanuatu elections?
Despite strong efforts to promote female leadership and political engagement by advocacy groups, women still face serious roadblocks to political success in Vanuatu, writes Elise Howard. In the Vanuatu national elections held on 19 March 2020,...
Monday, July 27, 2020
Hong Kong elections: the shameful absence of women from politics
During these times of political polarisation and fragmentation in Hong Kong, there is one thing we can find in common across partisan lines – shutting out women from politics. The future for Hong Kong parliamentary politics is definitely not female...

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