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March 9, 2007

Accessible Democracy: Working with Disabled People’s Organizations

This issue of the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) Civic Update newsletter describes NDI's work to support the political activism of people with disabilities. It contains examples of work conducted by NDI in Albania, Bulgaria, Liberia, Malawi, Kosovo, and Iraq.

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May 11, 2009

Actions and Strategies from the Seventh Asia Europe People's Forum 2008.

This report is based on discussions from the workshop ‘Strengthening Women’s Political Participation and Influence’ and other workshops of the seventh Asia Europe People’s Forum (aepf-7) held in Beijing from 13–15 October 2008.The major recommendations of this report, aimed at ASEM Governments an

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December 12, 2014

Adding a Female Quota Causes a Step Change

Ruth Sealy

City University London Researcher and Lecturer Ruth Sealy discusses the lack of women at the top of companies, the idea of adding quotas to bring about change and how the U.K.

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March 22, 2013

Addressing Inequalities through Increased Political Representation of Women in International Relations

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 pyramid’  and represent only 19.7% of parliamentarians

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June 30, 2008

Addressing Violence Against Women: Piloting and Programming

This report highlights lessons learned from ten pilot projects that used a programme guide created by UNFPA to help health care providers address gender-based violence.

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December 17, 2012

Adelma Salas

President of the Paraguayan Network of Women Municipal Leaders

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March 22, 2013

Advancing Equality in Women's Participation & Influence in Public Life through the Post‐2015 Framework

This paper explores how inequalities in women's participation and influence in political and public life can be addressed through the new global development framework that is expected to replace the Millennium Development Goals when they expire in 2015.

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February 24, 2016

Advancing Gender Equality in the Context of Decent Work

This study is presented on the occasion of the Seventeenth Inter-American Conference of Ministers of Labor (XVII IACML) of the Organization of American States (OAS), as a means of taking stock of efforts already underway, as well as to introduce new

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November 3, 2015

Advancing gender equality within peace and security in Jordan

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October 24, 2013

Advancing women’s rights, Taiwan

The designation of Oct. 11 as Taiwan Girls’ Day in the ROC represents another step forward for the country in its goal of promoting the rights of women across the economic, educational, political and social spectrums.

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March 8, 2007

Advocacy and Legislative Process in Kyrgyzstan 2001

This manual was developed for an advocacy training session held in Kyrgyzstan. It contains important information on the legislative processes in Kyrgyzstan in order to aid in the planning and carrying out of effective legislative advocacy campaigns.

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March 8, 2007

Advocacy and Legislative Process in Kyrgyzstan 2002

This manual was developed for an advocacy training session held in Kyrgyzstan. It contains important information on the legislative processes in Kyrgyzstan in order to aid in the planning and carrying out of effective legislative advocacy campaigns.

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January 4, 2011

Advocacy and Running for Office: A Training Manual for Women

This manual brings together training material used in Vital Voices advocacy and campaign skills trainings across the globe.  

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July 6, 2017

Advocacy Handbook on Gender and Electoral Reform in Malaysia

The World Economic Forum predicts t

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March 7, 2012

Afaf Ahmed Abdel Rahman

former Minister of Social Development, Khartoum State, Sudan

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January 15, 2016

Afghanistan's National Action Plan on UNSCR 1325

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October 11, 2013

Africa: Women in Africa - Leading the Way?

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.

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October 17, 2013

African Women and ICTs: Investigating Technology, Gender and Empowerment

Women in Africa are undeniably participating in the information and communication technology (ICT) revolution and they are doing so in many and varied ways; the changes that the use of these tools have brought about are visible everywhere.

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March 19, 2013

African Women’s Caucus Position Statement 57th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women Elimination and Prevention of All Forms of Violence against Women and Girls

The African Women’s Caucus representing African civil society organizations from all the five sub-regions of Africa and the diaspora committed to advancing women’s human rights, call on Member States to declare zero tolerance of all forms of discrimination and violence against women and girls and to prioritize preventive measures in the fight to eliminate violence from the lives of women and girls.

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September 7, 2007

Against Violence Against Women

This guide describes violence against women, how it occurs, and where women should seek remedy against it. It provides examples of violence against women in Nigeria and the existing legal framework around each type of described violent act.

Interviews

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March 25, 2013

Agnes Francesci

Deputy of the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of Costa Rica

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October 7, 2010

AGORA Newsletter: September 2010

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 (NDI), the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International Idea), and

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September 25, 2008

Agreed Conclusions of the Commission on the Status of Women on the Critical Areas of Concern of the Beijing Platform for Action

This resource highlights action-oriented agreed conclusions on a number of issues, including women in power and decision-making, and institutional mechanism for the advancement of women.

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October 20, 2010

Aid Effectiveness and the Implementation of SCR 1325 in Nepal - Financing Inclusive Peace and Security for Women in Nepal

Aid effectiveness

Actualizing the promises and potential of Security Council resolutions 1325, 1820, 1888 and 1889 requires intentional action at the national level by a range of stakeholders.

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December 10, 2013

Ala Talabani

Member of Parliament, Iraq

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January 22, 2016

Alaa Murabit

The Voice of Libyan Women: A progressive voice amid violence and insecurity
Alaa Murabit

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September 9, 2013

Albania’s 2009 Parliamentary Election: Monitoring the Implementation of Gender Quota and Women’s Participation

The 2009 election was the first to take place after the adoption of a quota for women’s participation in political life, and after the revisions to the Electoral Code approved in late 2008.

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