Since Hillary Clinton’s devastating loss in the 2016 election, there has been a renewed interest for women in politics and women running for politics.
This manual brings together training material used in Vital Voices advocacy and campaign skills trainings across the globe.
Numerous behavioral studies have found women to be more trust-worthy and public-spirited than men. These results suggest that women should be particularly effective in promoting honest government.
Well known for its highly articulate and influential women, Pakistan is also notorious for the severe restrictions placed on women’s personal and political liberties.
This training manual serves as a guide for political parties in Croatia on successful campaign planning. It describes the roles of the candidate and the campaign team and provides guidelines for building relationships with voters, civic organizations, and the media.
Campaign Management 101 and 102 are comprehensive courses delivering instruction on campaign management for women launching careers in politics as campaign managers.
Power point presentation, on campaign planning and strategy presented to women in political parties from Zambia and Lesotho, Pretoria, 1-5 November 2010.
This website offesr a list of contacts for specialized organizations that are out there waiting to help people run successful campaigns.
This training manual is designed for trainers of women candidates running for office at the local and national levels of government in Uganda.
This International IDEA handbook sets forth a universal code of conduct for the behavior of political parties and their supporters in an election process. It is based on the analysis and synthesis of existing codes and materials on this topic.
This Code of Conduct assumes that governments, parties, organizations and individuals are each committed to multi-party pluralism and the democratic process.
The "Code of Ethics" for the Namibian Media covers a number of subjects, such as accurate reporting, corrections, right of reply, the definition of public interests, the protection of privacy, and more.
Corruption has been high on the governance reform agenda for decades. Corruption constrains development, exacerbates and causes conflict, and is one of the biggest obstacles to achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
The advance of democracy in Latin America over the past quarter century has contributed significantly to ensuring respect for fundamental political freedoms, civil liberties, and human rights.
Drawing on its 25 years of experience in the women’s political participation field, NDI has released a new guide for democracy practitioners to help them develop and carry out effective programs to bring more women into government and politics.
Both men and women politicians need
Women activists say they won a major step forward with Egypt's new constitution, which enshrined greater rights for women. But months after its passage, they're worrying whether those rights will be implemented or will turn out to be merely ink on paper.
This manual presents a methodological tool for monitoring media coverage during election campaigns. It focuses on a gender perspective using objective and verifiable information, and is based on experiences of six Latin American institutions.
This guide provides readers with practical options and tools for programming design, early warning and conflict tracking. presents valuable lessons learned from the previous, extensive experience of UNDP and its partner organizations in the field.
This fact sheet explains how to promote the involvement of women as informed and empowered voters.
This primer offers an introduction to the intersection of gender and electoral financing.
In this document the author analyzes the legislation on political parties' electoral funding from a gender perspective in Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica, Chile, Brazil and Panama
EMILY's List is a grassroots political network dedicated to building a progressive America by electing pro-choice Democratic women to federal, state, and local office.
Almost 20 years ago, 189 countries adopted the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, a visionary roadmap for women's rights and empowerment.
This publication, published by UNDP and NDI, identifies targeted interventions for promoting the stronger presence and influence of women in political parties as well as advancing gender equality issues in party policies and platforms.
This presentation focuses on the efforts of the UNDP Yemen Electoral Support Programme to enhance women's political participation in Yemen. It outlines the programme's strategic areas of support, with a particular focus on voter education.
The “50/50 Campaign for Democracy” of the European Women’s Lobby is a push for concrete action to increase women’s presence in politics and in the 2009 European Parliament elections.
The author reponds to the following questions: What laws have been adopted in Latin American countries regarding funding for women in politics? To what extent have these been adopted and what sanctions are there for incompliance? Analyzing the lesgilation of Costa Rica.