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UNDP Administrator and former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark talks about the challenges and the undeniable gains of empowering women to participate in politics at the highest levels.

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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 the...

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This report sets out recommendations to improve the situation of migrant, refugee and trafficked women. It discusses issues relating to gender equality and international migration; poverty reduction...
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Voters in the EU will elect the 751 Members of the European Parliament during the European elections of 22-25 May 2014. The new European Parliament, representing the interests of over 500 million...
Guide / Training Material Resource
This booklet presents 24 tips, one per page, for culturally sensitive programming, based on research carried out by UNFPA.

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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...

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Are you considering your next career move? Want to advance faster in leadership or compensation? Puzzled by power politics in the office? Accelerate your career and uptick your leadership skills with...

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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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This compilation includes statutes from nine political parties of different ideological backgrounds, geographic locations and size. Drawing from the statutes included in this publication, the ...
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For women today, the greatest opportunity is in the windows that open into the virtual world, bringing new spaces for connecting and new platforms for solidarity; yet, the Gandhian ideal of local is...
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 article describes benefits and challenges of feminist advocacy. It offers tips for successful advocacy and describes strategies to be incorporated into current and future work.
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This guide provides information on how to use the internet for legislative research. It provides a list of search engines and websites on topics related to legislature, general research, budgets,...
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This manual describes the advantages and disadvantages of holding a public forum. It includes a detailed, step-by-step guide to organizing effective public forums for raising awareness about local...
Editorial / Opinion Piece / Blog Post Resource
In this document, iKNOW Politics expert María Eugenia Rojas Valverde responds to one our users queries on Women and Election and Political Violence, in the context of the recently approved Bolivian...
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Ten years after the start of the western intervention in Afghanistan, Afghan women are facing an uncertain future. Women have strived for and made important gains since the fall of the Taliban in...
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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...
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This report describes the objectives and strategies of the San Salvador gender equity policy and its impact on women.
Academic Paper / Article Resource
Although perceived changes in political participation patterns amongst young people in recent years have attracted much academic research in established democracies this remains an understudied area...
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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...
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The statement issued by the Muslim Brotherhood in response to the UN Commission on the Status of Women draft Agreed Conclusions on violence against women, is nothing short of an assault on their...
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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...
Discussion Summaries 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...
Academic Paper / Article Resource
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. It provides an overview of the on-line...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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. It also summarizes...
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iKNOW Politics: Thank you so much for having agreed to this interview with iKNOW Politics. I would like to start by asking how you got your start in politics and if you ever faced any difficulties as...
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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...
Editorial / Opinion Piece / Blog Post Resource
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...
Guide / Training Material Resource
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...
Guide / Training Material Resource
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...
Guide / Training Material Resource
This manual brings together training material used in Vital Voices advocacy and campaign skills trainings across the globe.  

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