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Friday, November 15, 2019
Women running for office have to worry about one more thing: Their phones
For groups training the next generation of women in politics, the main message is: Do not post. Anything. It’s not fair. It’s not the same for men. But anything you post will be fair game. The young women in the room knew the story of the California...
Friday, November 08, 2019
Women are more likely than men to leave politics after an early loss
Americans elected more than 100 women to office in the 2018 midterm elections, but women still hold less than a quarter of the seats in Congress. Why are women so poorly represented? Theories include: women are less politically ambitious; there is a...
Wednesday, November 06, 2019
Women to the rescue: The gendered effects of public discontent on legislative nominations in Latin America
Political parties act as gatekeepers, meaning that improvements in the representation of women depend on parties’ willingness to nominate women candidates. Previous research suggests that party characteristics and gender quotas largely explain women...
Tuesday, November 05, 2019
Women in politics: Local and European trends
From mayors to MEPs: new study reveals women’s representation across Europe. Women make up half of humanity, yet account for only 1/3 of political decision-makers in Europe and around 15% of mayors. A new study by the Council of European...
Friday, November 01, 2019
Women remain excluded from peace tables
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was unusually blunt on Tuesday: Women are still excluded from many peace negotiations nearly two decades after the U.N. adopted a landmark resolution calling for women to be included in decision-making positions at...
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Women MPs say abuse forcing them from politics
MPs have increasingly become the target of abuse - and some women politicians say they are bearing the brunt of it. Labour MP Rachel Reeves - who has written a history of women in Parliament - recalls how the first female MP to take up her seat,...
Thursday, October 24, 2019
What advice do Myanmar’s female MPs have for women candidates in 2020?
As Myanmar’s historic reform process continues to evolve, more women are needed in leadership roles of all kinds, including in parliaments. Despite their low numbers, the positive contributions of women MPs in both national and subnational...
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
When women in politics meet women in media
Women parliamentarians and other leaders in politics, on Sunday, discussed how people generally are less likely to recognise leadership qualities in women and stressed on the urgency to break this gender gap with female journalists, in Kathmandu....
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Women Peace and Security Index 2019/20
This first update of the Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) Index provides important insights into patterns and progress on women’s well-being and empowerment around the world. It reflects a shared vision that countries are more peaceful and...
Friday, October 18, 2019
Women candidates win over voters in local elections in New Zealand
Local Government New Zealand today confirmed what many local election commentators have observed; that more of the voting public cast their ballots in favour of women candidates than ever before. Women now make up over 42% of all local government...
Friday, October 11, 2019
Why American politics needs gender quota
By Adriana Piatti-Crocker, After the 2018 elections, many Americans celebrated the unprecedented number of women gaining seats to Congress. There was reason to celebrate: both the House and Senate included more women than ever before, with...
Friday, October 04, 2019
Women, Politics & Power in the New Media World
Join American University’s Women & Politics Institute and the Women in Public Service Project for the presentation of Lucina Di Meco's global research on the relationship between women political leaders & traditional and social media in a...
Friday, October 04, 2019
Women leaders galvanise for UN Women’s Generation Equality campaign
At a high-level event during the 74th UN General Assembly, UN Women and the Council of Women World Leaders came together to lend their voices and power to the Generation Equality campaign. UN Women’s campaign aims to accelerate gender equality...
Friday, September 27, 2019
Women in the European Parliament
While the European Parliament stands for gender equality, women continue to be under-represented in politics and public life at local, national and European level, as shown by recent data. Over the years, the percentage of female MEPs has increased...
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Women gaining ground in political decision-making in the UNECE region, but gender equality still a long way off
Tackling inequality between women and men in the sharing of power and decision-making at all levels is essential to strengthen democracy and achieve peace and sustainable development. Back in 1995, this was identified as one of twelve critical areas...
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Women in politics face abuse every day – and it’s getting worse
By Elizabeth Renzetti, Imagine, for a second, that you’re walking down the street with your kids or your dog and someone who doesn’t like the way you do your job decides to hurl abuse at you. This probably seems inconceivable, if you’re a teacher or...
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Women in Artsakh Politics
The low participation of women in politics is a global issue. Irrespective of political structures and democracy indexes, almost every country faces this problem. The government and parliament should reflect the full picture of society. Despite this...
Monday, September 16, 2019
Women in politics say they face more challenges than male counterparts
With nearly a month until the 2019 Federal Election, politicians are upping their campaign efforts more than ever. However, while campaigning is hard work for anyone, female politicians and those with political experience say women face challenges...