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Friday, May 02, 2014
Varying Perceptions, One Outcome: Field Study Regarding Women’s Rights in Lebanon
Women’s work in the economic sphere, and them being forced to assume productive gender role came as economic necessity and not due to the developing relations between the two genders, their liberation and equality”. This is one of the major outputs...
Friday, May 02, 2014
Violence against women in politics: a study conducted in India, Nepal and Pakistan
Violence against women in politics - how common is it in South Asia? According to a new study by UN Women, it is rampant 60% of women do not participate in politics due to fear of violence; 45% per cent of women candidates in India face physical...
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
VACANCY: IKNOW POLITICS INTERN FOR SOCIAL MEDIA AND WEB MARKETING
  Location : New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Application Deadline : 15-Apr-14 Additional Category Women’s Empowerment Type of Contract : Internship Post Level : Intern Languages Required : English   Starting Date :(date when...
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
VIDEO: Women’s groups renew call for 10-point agenda, USA
Women’s rights advocates gathered at the Capitol today to renew their call for state legislators to pass the Women’s Equality Act. Family Planning Advocates of NYS, Planned Parenthood Advocates of NY, along with state legislators spoke about the...
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Vacancy: Gender Diversity and Human Rights Consultancy
Terms of Reference – short term consultancy Title Gender Diversity and Human Rights Location Home-based Period 15 December 2013 – 15 March 2014 Reporting to OHCHR and UNAIDS Geneva Contractual status Individual...
Friday, October 11, 2013
Vacancy: INTERNATIONAL CONSULTANT TO CONDUCT TRAININGS OF WOMEN AND YOUTH ON PEACEBUILDING AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN SOUTH SUDAN
INTERNATIONAL CONSULTANT TO CONDUCT TRAININGS OF WOMEN AND YOUTH ON PEACEBUILDING AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN SOUTH SUDAN Location : Juba/Home based, SOUTH SUDAN Application Deadline : 18-Oct-13 Additional Category Democratic Governance...
Friday, August 30, 2013
Vanuatu creates reserved seats for women on municipal councils
Vanuatu’s Parliament has passed legislation providing for reserved seats for women in the country’s Municipal Councils. The amendment to the Municipalities Act, which was passed with unanimous support among MPs, provides that one seat in every ward...
Monday, June 24, 2013
Vacancy: Director for Asia and the Pacific
The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance — International IDEA is an intergovernmental organization that supports sustainable democracy worldwide. Its objective is to strengthen democratic institutions and processes....
Monday, June 24, 2013
Voters don’t care how women in politics look
Poli-Sci Perspective is a weekly Wonkblog feature in which Georgetown University’s Dan Hopkins and George Washington University’s Danny Hayes and John Sides offer an empirical perspective on the issues dominating Washington. In this edition, Hayes...
Thursday, June 06, 2013
Voices of women parliamentarians
Women parliamentarians from different regions reflecting on the challenges and opportunities for women in politics, the importance of networking and women caucuses to pass gender sensitive legislation.  Interviews with Parliamentarians at the IPU...
Wednesday, June 05, 2013
Vanuatu women on track for seats in parliament, New Zealand
A women’s advocacy group in Vanuatu says it’s a big step to have ministers acknowledge that women deserve to have seats set aside for them in Parliament. The Council of Ministers have agreed that there should be a right for women to have seats in...
Monday, April 01, 2013
Violence against indigenous women and the two fold challenge, Colombia
In many contexts, woman in Latin America face an uphill battle to maintain even the most basic human rights. This is magnified for indigenous women. There have been some significant international treaties and conventions created to address such a...
Monday, April 01, 2013
Vichuda Rattanapian
Interview with Senator Ms.Vichuda Rattanapian from Thailand.Conducted during the 128th IPU Assembly March 2013, Quito, Ecuador
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Voices from the Himalayas, Nepal
As Nepal grapples with finding a political alternative to the Baburam Bhattarai-led government and awaits an election date, women in the Himalayan nation look to protect their rights within the constitutional framework. At the forefront of this...
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Vietnam needs more female politicians
VietNamNet Bridge – The number of women in leadership positions in political organisations, including the National Assembly and Government, has yet to reach its full potential, said deputy head of the Viet Nam Women's Union Nguyen Thi Thu Ha.   (We...
Monday, March 25, 2013
Vacancy: Senior Programme Officer, Elections - Africa Programme
The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance — International IDEA is an intergovernmental organization that supports sustainable democracy worldwide. Its objective is to strengthen democratic institutions and processes....
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Violence against women in politics
Highlighting news, interviews, resources and events on violence against women in politics
Thursday, November 08, 2012
Vanuatu: All female candidates miss out in Vanuatu election
None of the 10 women who contested the Vanuatu national election on Tuesday have succeeded in winning a seat. The country's electoral commission won't announce the final results until next week, but according to unofficial counts none of the 52...

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