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Wednesday, October 28, 2020
What Joe Biden can learn from Jacinda Ardern
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern accepted her landslide reelection win Saturday with a message for her country and the rest of the world: “We are living in an increasingly polarized world, a place where more and more people have lost the...
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Who was Victoria Woodhull? Meet the first woman to run for president of the United States
The first woman to run for president of the United States was unable to vote, too young to be elected, ignored by her chosen running mate, and ultimately thrown into prison on election day. Yet Victoria Woodhull, a thrice-married mother of two, was...
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Women in Malaysian politics: Are politicians missing a point?
Making up an estimated half of Malaysia’s electoral roll, women remain to this day, crucial determinersof who comes to power and stays in power. It is then curious as to why women’s issues and legislations that impact women persist as an uphill...
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Women constituion-makers: comparative experiences with representation, participation and influence
On 24–25 October 2019, the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA)—together with the Edinburgh Centre for Constitutional Law (ECCL) and the Political Settlements Research Programme (PSRP) at the University...
Friday, October 16, 2020
Women leaders translate rights into outcomes in Central African Republic
Women leaders suffered unspeakable atrocities during the conflict in the Central African Republic in which militias killed thousands and displaced many more. These women remain devoted to forging peace in their country and are doing so with help and...
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Women are systematically excluded from global coronavirus coverage, experts say
On a Canadian Broadcasting Corporation program earlier this month, a debate between two physicians over coronavirus-related restrictions turned into a brief clash over the role of gender in mainstream discourse. “You’re just shouting; you’re not...
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Why the traits of female leadership are better geared for the global pandemic
As countries anticipate the second wave of Covid-19, recently published research provides evidence to show that countries with female leaders performed better on two significant counts; a lower number of positive Covid-19 cases and a lower number of...
Monday, October 12, 2020
Who owns the world and who merely lives in it?
The Thomson Reuters Foundation carried out a survey that stated that Dhaka ranked as the seventh most dangerous megacity for women. While sexual violence and cultural practices contribute to Bangladesh’s failure to protect women, what is often...
Thursday, October 08, 2020
Why Malaysia needs more young leaders in Parliament
In his paper “Does it matter that politicians are older than their constituents? Yes.”, Harvard postdoctoral fellow Charles T McClean posits: “Young people are under-represented in most political institutions. Over half of the world’s voters are...
Thursday, October 01, 2020
Women and COVID-19: five things governments can do now
While the economic and social impacts of COVID-19 on all are severe, they are more so for women. Many industries directly affected by quarantines– travel, tourism, restaurants, food production – have very high female labour force participation....
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Why we must fight to secure places for more women and young people in politics
The Kenyan political system is in crisis. The country’s chief justice, David Maraga, has written to President Uhuru Kenyatta to advise him to dissolve Parliament — a move that would require fresh elections. Why? Because the overwhelmingly male...
Friday, September 25, 2020
Weighing in on the efficacy of female leadership
It is necessary to get rid of inherent biases and perceptions about the effectiveness of women in roles of authorityWhat do Germany, Taiwan and New Zealand have in common? These are all countries that have women heading their governments. And...
Monday, September 21, 2020
Why is women’s leadership not in the headlines?
The question has never been whether women can lead as capably as men. Women have always led, and women will always lead, especially when the times are hard, and their communities are in need. The question that we need to ask is, why is women’s...
Thursday, September 17, 2020
Why women are insignificantly represented in Nigeria’s political structures —Tallen
Nigerian women have therefore over the years become targets of violence of diverse forms based on their positions in promoting transformative politics. The minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Dame Pauline Tallen said a sexist and...
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Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Webinar on Women’s Leadership in Times of Crisis
Hosted by the CoD Secretary General Thomas E. Garrett, the event will start with remarks of the Working Group on Women and Democracy representative introducing a statement on the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and...
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Women leaders for Generation Equality: A virtual intergenerational dialogue on how diverse leadership can change the world for gender equality
Within the rubric of the Generation Equality campaign and the Generation Equality Forum, the Government of Mexico, UN Women, and the Council of Women World Leaders are organizing a virtual intergenerational dialogue on how diverse leadership can...
Monday, September 14, 2020
Women leaders’ competence on COVID: The proof
By Avivah Wittenberg-Cox, Following a popular April blog I wrote titled What Do Countries With The Best Coronavirus Responses Have In Common? Women Leaders, I’m delighted to follow-up with academic research that proves the point. The data does...
Friday, September 11, 2020
Why has Sweden never had a female Prime Minister?
"Human rights, women's rights and gender equality are so high up on the agenda in Sweden that when you talk to people they are embarrassed that Sweden is the only Nordic country which hasn't had a woman prime minister," says Drude Dahlerup, a ...

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