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October 19, 2012

Women’s Participation in Peace Negotiations: Connections between Presence and Influence

More than a decade after United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 was unanimously adopted, the striking absence of women from formal peace negotiations reveals a troubling gap between the aspirations of countless global and regional commitments and the reality of peace processes.

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March 4, 2013

Women’s political participation and Economic Empowerment in Post Conflict Countries: Lessons from the Great Lakes Region in Africa

This report represents a synthesis of the key findings and recommendations of a regional research project on women’s political participation and economic empowerment in countries emerging from conflicts in the Great Lakes region of Africa.

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April 30, 2014

Women’s Representation in Leadership in Viet Nam

The purpose of this report is to highlight trends in women’s representation in Viet Nam’s government, provide an overview of the legal framework related to women’s leadership and to discuss the challenges and barriers faced by women in the public sector.

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March 10, 2011

Women’s Representation in Local Government in Asia-Pacific: Going beyond National Targets in Monitoring Status for MDG 3 on Women’s Political Empowerment

More Asia Pacific countries than ever before have elected local governments and national parliaments. Despite the progress made in establishing democratic institutions in the Asia Pacifi c, women continue to participate unequally both as voters and as candidates.

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April 5, 2007

Women’s Resource and Development Agency

The Women’s Resource and Development Agency is a Northern Ireland regional organization with a mission to advance women’s equality and participation in society by working to bring about social, political and economic change for women.

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April 6, 2010

Women’s Rights in the Middle East and North Africa 2010

In order to provide a detailed look at the conditions faced by women in the Middle East and understand the complex environment surrounding efforts to improve their status, Freedom House conducted a comprehensive study of women’s rights in the region.

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November 29, 2007

Women’s Rights in Theory and Practice: Employment, Violence and Poverty

This report describes the current status of gender equality laws across the United States and the lessons learned during the last three decades of the 20th century. It also discusses issues faced by women in employment, domestic violence, poverty, and welfare system.

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January 13, 2014

Women’s Rights Under Egypt’s Constitutional Disarray

Egypt’s post-revolution constitution does not explicitly prohibit discrimination based on gender or religion. It only recognizes women’s domestic role within a family “founded on religion, morality, and patriotism.” Clerics will have the final word over the new laws.

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January 12, 2016

Working for Equality in Bhutan

This Workshop Report was originally published by International IDEA here on January 11, 2016.

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July 24, 2008

Working with Women Candidates and Women Voters during Elections

This consolidated response highlights tools used to empower women candidates, such as providing training, working with political parties, using affirmative action measures,and holding outreach campaigns.

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March 9, 2007

Workshop On Designing Training Agenda

This training material was designed for a National Democratic Institute for International Affairs' (NDI) professional development workshop on “Adult Audiences, Training Agendas and You.” The objective of the guide is to enhance the ability of NDI program staff to design and evaluate training act

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February 15, 2007

World Survey on the Role of Women in Development 2004: Women and International Migration

This report sets out recommendations to improve the situation of migrant, refugee and trafficked women.

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October 24, 2013

Wrapped up in Georgian Dream: Nino Burjanadze takes on fight for presidency

Interviews

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March 5, 2013

Yamina Meftali

Member of Parliament from Algeria

Interviews

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September 15, 2014

Yanar Mohammed

President of the Organization of Women’s Freedom in Iraq
Yanar Mohammed

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June 6, 2016

Yemen #WeAreHere

This short documentary is among a s

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November 17, 2016

Yemen: When in the time?

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Belquis Al Lahabi was a leading voi

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September 21, 2016

Young Parliamentarians' Project

CDRSEE organized four seminars in Thessaloniki that joined Members of Parliament from Southeast Europe

Videos

Young parliamentarians: Taking democracy to task

Young parliamentarians, taking democracy to task

Short compilation about the participation of youth in parliament.

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April 28, 2014

Young people are less likely to vote than older citizens, but they are also more diverse in how they choose to participate in politics.

Participation in electoral politics has declined across Western Europe in recent decades as citizens have become increasingly disillusioned with conventional forms of politics.

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April 28, 2014

Young People, Political Participation and Trust in Britain

Young people in Britain are often characterised as disconnected from the formal political process and from democratic institutions.

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March 12, 2007

Young Women Leaders: A Real Trend or Utopia?

This essay discusses the importance of young women leaders to influence Malaysian politics and issues a challenge to young women leaders to strengthen the forces of democracy.

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January 23, 2017

Youth as partners for the implementation of the SDGs

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted in 2015, is the international community’s ambitious response to today’s most pressing global development challen

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June 30, 2017

Youth Participation in Electoral Processes – Handbook for Electoral Management Bodies

Specifically designed for electoral

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October 3, 2014

Youth participation in the democratic process: Resolution adopted by consensus by the 122nd IPU Assembly

The 122nd Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union,

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April 28, 2014

Youth Political Participation: Bridging Activism and Electoral Politics

Interviews

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October 9, 2017

Yury Fedotov

Yury Fedotov, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna and Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

Interviews

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July 26, 2017

Yves Leterme

Secretary-General of International IDEA

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November 29, 2016

“We can do it” Research on Women’s Political Participation in Zimbabwe

A short piece of research was carried out in Zimbabwe in August 2015, as part of a larger research programme undertaken by Womankind Worldwide to look into the diffe

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