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February 14, 2007

Women And Chambers of Commerce: Cases from the Gulf

This case study examines how women in the Arab Gulf region have entered the mainly male-dominated business sector. It draws on the experience of countries in the Gulf region that have tried to integrate women into chambers of commerce and industry.

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March 19, 2007

Women and HIV/AIDS: Confronting the Crisis

This report concludes that women are bearing the brunt of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and that strategies to reverse its effects cannot succeed unless women and girls are empowered to reclaim their rights.

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February 12, 2007

Women and HIV/AIDS: Confronting the Crisis (Executive Summary)

This is an executive summary of the "Women and HIV/AIDS: Confronting the Crisis" report, which concludes that women are bearing the brunt of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and that strategies to reverse its effects cannot succeed unless women and girls are empowered to reclaim their rights.

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May 21, 2009

Women and Local Democracy - Lessons from Central America

This publication draws together the experiences and lessons learnt by Central American women working on promoting gender equity in local government.

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June 4, 2007

Women and Local Self Governance In An Indian Context

This report discusses women's role in local government in India. It provides a historical background for the Panchayat Raj, or Indian village councils, and discusses women's participation in such councils.

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March 4, 2008

Women and Men in OECD Countries

This brochure describes some recent and ongoing OECD projects aimed at helping countries to improve their gender policies.http://www.oecd.org/gender/womenandmeninoecdcountries-brochure.htm

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February 14, 2007

Women and Men in Republika Srpska 2005

These statistical charts present data that can serve as an analysis of gender equality in Republika Sprska, Bosnia-Herzegovina as of 2005.

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November 7, 2013

Women and Natural Resources Unlocking the Peacebuilding Potential

Giving women access to and control of natural resources such as land, water, forests and minerals is essential to ensure war-torn countries can achieve long-term peace, according to a United Nations report

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May 2, 2014

Women and Natural Resources: Unlocking the Peacebuilding Potential

This report looks at women's potential contributions to peacebuilding from the under-explored angle of natural resources, relating the ways they use, manage, benefit from the latter to their access to participation in peacebuilding.

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September 25, 2018

Women and political empowerment in Nigeria

By Davidson Aminu,

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April 16, 2013

Women and Political Leadership

For centuries, women’s political wings were clipped as the public sphere was deemed appropriate only for men. The occasional queen or woman warrior did emerge, but this was the exception. The rule was that men were to rule.

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March 15, 2012

Women and political participation: Resolution adopted by the General Assembly

The General Assembly,

Reaffirming  the  obligations  of  all  States  to  promote  and  protect  human  rights and fundamental freedoms as stated in the Charter of the United Nations, and guided by the purposes and principles of human rights instruments,  

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December 28, 2016

Women and Political Transition: The Risk of Replicating Inequality and the Fundamental Need for Gender Parity in Decision-Making

The International Foundation for El

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May 9, 2007

Women and Politics

Though so many international laws exist that recognizes and gives rights to women to participate in politics like their male counterparts, women’s participation in politics is still very low in Africa. This is basically due to poverty and ignorant of the laws and the misconception of tradition that sometimes links with religion.

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April 5, 2007

Women and Politics Institute, American University

The Women & Politics Institute, located within the School of Public Affairs at American University, advances the study and discussion of women and politics, promotes opportunities for women in politics, and trains women to become political leaders.

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October 15, 2014

Women and politics: the case of post-revolutionary Tunisia

by Sarah Bernolet    A Presidential election will be held in Tunisia on the 23rd of November 2014, a month after the parliamentary election. If necessary, there will be a second round of voting on the 28th of December.

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February 10, 2016

Women and power: Overcoming barriers to leadership and influence'

‘Women and power: Overcoming barriers to leadership and influence’ is a case study developed as a result of the project ‘Women’s Voice and Leadership in Decision-Making project’.

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April 5, 2007

Women and Public Policy Program, Harvard University

The Women and Public Policy Program of Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government was founded with the internal goal of incorporating an understanding of gender perspectives on public policy into the education of future and current leaders trained at the John F.

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August 19, 2010

Women and Referenda

This consolidated response highlights the important role that women play in referendum campaigns. It also discusses the importance of active participation of women and sensitivity to potential barriers to women’s participation in a referendum, especially in a post-conflict environment.

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August 25, 2016

Women and Violent Radicalization in Jordan

Like many countries around the world, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan faces risks from “violent radicalization,” often defined as a process through which a person co

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December 7, 2016

Women appointed to Presidential Cabinets in the United States

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With many positions left to fill, President-elect Trump has already tapped several women for important

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February 14, 2007

Women are Citizens Too: The Laws of the States, the Lives of Women

This working paper discusses gender issues within the broader context of citizenship. It allows for a nuanced analysis and understanding of the tremendous challenges, risks and forms of resistance facing attempts at gender equality in the Arab world.

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April 18, 2018

Women are stepping up in politics

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October 16, 2013

Women as Agents of Change: Advancing the Role of Women in Politics and Civil Society

There is growing recognition of the untapped capacity and talents of women and women’s leadership.

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January 6, 2014

Women as Agents of Change: Having Voice in Society & Influencing Policy,

A new background paper from the World Bank written by Susan Markham, NDI’s director of women’s political participation, examines the status of women in politics and makes the case for the full and equitable participation of women in public life.

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May 5, 2014

Women as Agents of Change: Having Voice in Society and Influencing Policy

The World Bank’s World Development Report on Gender Equality and Development (WDR2012)
identified women’s voice, agency and participation as a key dimension of gender equality and as a major

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May 1, 2014

Women as agents of change: Having voice in society and influencing policy

 
The World Bank’s World Development Report on Gender Equality and Development (WDR2012) identified women’s voice, agency and participation as a key dimension of gender equality and as a major

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November 16, 2007

Women as Catalysts for Peace and Stability

This opinion piece discusses why women are still far from being treated equally, despite the numerous efforts at the national, regional and international levels. This piece was presented at the World Women Laeders Forum under the theme of Defining Leadership and Success.

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