Parliaments and Representatives

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Report / White Paper Resource
Since its birth, South Sudan has taken progressive steps toward creating an inclusive government – attempting to achieve gender equality in all levels of government. In July 2013, IFES and  Conflict...

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This report provides a comprehensive account of how parliaments can and should serve as models and champions of gender equality and is the result of a two-year research project. It follows up on a...

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As a first of its kind in the OSCE region, this study is concerned with the presence and operation of dedicated women’s parliamentary bodies (alternatively referred to as parliamentary struc­tures...
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While the number of women parliamentarians is understood to have increased by 75% since 19951, such trends are not as encouraging considering that women continue to be at the ‘bottom of the power...
Academic Paper / Article Resource
Historically, customs and traditional laws in Africa hindered women's access to education and development, while promoting, to a varying degree, a culture of male dominance across the continent....
The sudden collapse of the Tunisian regime in 2011 stimulated protests from Egypt to Yemen.  Some of these movements managed to topple regimes, while others lead to renewed social contracts....
2014

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About Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, United States Senator from New York Kirsten E. Gillibrand was first sworn in as United States Senator from New York in January 2009. In November 2012, Gillibrand was...

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30 Years of Democracy: Riding the Wave? Women’s Political Participation in Latin America examines the progress made in women’s participation at all levels of public and party decision making, in the...
2008
Academic Paper / Article Resource
At the close of the millennium, there is a wave of invigorating air sweeping across the African continent. The refreshing breeze can be felt in the form of women smashing the gendered 'glass ceiling...
2007

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Report / White Paper Resource
This report summarizes the Latin American Index of Fulfilled Commitment (IFC) and includes a measurement of the index from 1995 to 2003 in 18 countries of the region. The information presented in...

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This report reviews the factors that enable and constrain the advancement of women's political representation in the Pacific region countries. The report consists of five parts that discuss the...
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This study is part of a global assessment by UNIFEM on actions to end violence against women and girls. It focuses on three categories of violence experienced by women and girls, particularly in the...
2009

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Guide / Training Material Resource
This guidebook provides brief and simple references on gender mainstreaming in legislative processes. In particular, the guide focuses on two of the three principal functions of the House of...
Editorial / Opinion Piece / Blog Post Resource
This paper is a comparative commentary on the situation of women’s political leadership in Ghana. The paper highlights progress made in the country, draws attention to areas of retrogression and...
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This report describes the objectives and strategies of the San Salvador gender equity policy and its impact on women.
News Story Resource
Al Quds Centre for Political Studies released the first report of the “Jordanian Parliamentary Monitor” project, which seeks to improve the Parliament’s performance by highlighting the best...
2010

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In a landmark step, parliamentarians from countries in Central, East and the Horn of Africa, gathering at a conference organised by UNDP and AWEPA on 26-28 November 2003, reached an agreement on a...
News Story Resource
AGORA is a multilateral initiative, jointly managed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the World Bank Institute (WBI), the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (...
2012

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Guide / Training Material Resource
A Practical Guide to Constitution Building provides an essential foundation for understanding constitutions and constitution building. Full of world examples of ground-breaking agreements and...
Consolidated Responses Resource
An interesting contribution in the discussion came from Sarry, who shared an experience from Namibia. Sarry: “Namibia at the moment stands at over 30% women representation and 42% at the local...

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