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Do the Math: Include Women in Government Budgets
By Zohra Khan and Lisa KolovichEvery day, women around the world experience less opportunity than men in education and employment, and less political representation. While many countries recognize the need for gender equality and...
Gender Justice & The Law: Assessment of laws affecting gender equality in the Arab States region
Conducted by UNDP, UN Women, UNFPA, and ESCWA, this study on Gender Justice & the Law in the Arab States Region provides a comprehensive assessment of laws and policies affecting gender equality and protection against gender-based violence in...
Partnership to support women's political participation in Papua New Guinea
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed in August 2017 by Dr Alphonse Gelu, Registrar of Political Parties and the Integrity of Political Parties and Candidates Commission, and Professor Michael Wesley, Dean of the Australian National University (...
Women in Public Service Project
Using data to bridge the gender gapGlobally, women make up 49.7% of the population but hold only 22% of public offices. The Women in Public Service Project Data Portal seeks to answer why this is so, and how to increase the...
Resistance to Women’s Political Leadership: Problems and Advocated Solutions
This paper was submitted by Catherine M. Watuka, Executive Director of the NGO Women United for Social, Economic & Total Empowerment based in Kenya. The  purpose of this paper is to outline and evaluate the barriers women face in becoming...
ICTs and Women's Empowerment
By Rose Dlougatch, Senior Research Associate, Freedom on the Net, Freedom HouseGrowing internet access has facilitated women’s social and political engagement. According to Freedom House’s Freedom on the Net 2016report, two-thirds of countries...

iKNOW Politics Partners Resources

UNDP
Scrutinising Legislation from a Gender Perspective: A Practical Toolkit
UN Women
Temporary Special Measures to Increase Women's Political Participation in the Pacific
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International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA)
Overcoming Political Exclusion: Strategies for marginalized groups to successfully engage in political decision-making

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