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June 6, 2016

A Tale of Two Sexes

This year, for the first time ever, two of the largest neuroscience societies are led by a female scientist: the Society for Neuroscience (SfN), with nearly 42,000 m

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June 1, 2013

A transformative stand-alone goal on achieving gender equality, women's rights and women's empowerment: Imperatives and Key Components

As the leading organization with a global mandate to promote gender equality, women’s rights and women’s empowerment, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)

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December 11, 2016

Access to elections for women in the past year

Submitted by Halima

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July 12, 2016

Access to Justice for Women Victims of Sexual Violence in Mesoamerica

The Inter

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June 21, 2016

ACCESS TO JUSTICE FOR WOMEN VICTIMS OF SEXUAL   VIOLENCE: EDUCATION AND HEALTH

Time and time again, the Inter

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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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June 28, 2012

Achieving the 50/50 representation target in Namibia by 2015

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 governance level.

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February 9, 2007

Act Now! A Resource Guide for Young Women on HIV/AIDS

This guide is based on a three-week on-line discussion on young women and HIV/AIDS, hosted by The Association for Women's Rights in Development and UNIFEM.

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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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February 12, 2007

Actions to End Violence Against Women - A Regional Scan of the Pacific 2002

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 Pacific region: domestic violence, rape, and sexual assault of the girl child.

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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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June 11, 2017

African politics is a man's world – but we women are still blazing a trail, by Evelyn Anite

By Evelyn Anite, Uganda's minis

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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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