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October 11, 2013

A comparative study of structures for women MPs in the OSCE

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 for women members of parliament (MPs)) that promote gender equality and women’s representation.

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March 16, 2009

A Golden Age for Women's Participation in Ghana?

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 proposes some immediate strategies for greater representation of women in political leadership.

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February 15, 2017

A Seat at the Table: The Fight for Gender Parity in Kenya and Somalia

For women across the world, elector

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October 19, 2015

A WIP – World Bank Study : "The Female Political Career"

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July 12, 2016

Access to Justice for Women Victims of Sexual Violence in Mesoamerica

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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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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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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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March 25, 2013

Agnes Francesci

Deputy of the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of Costa Rica

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October 7, 2010

AGORA Newsletter: September 2010

AGORA is a multilateral initiative, jointly managed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the World Bank Institute (WBI), the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI), the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International Idea), and

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December 10, 2013

Ala Talabani

Member of Parliament, Iraq

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January 11, 2017

All-Women Shortlists: Myths and Realities

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Gender quotas have emerged globally

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March 11, 2009

Alomiza Ennos-Barr

Liberian Representative and Chair of the Women Legislative Caucus

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April 5, 2016

American Political Science Review Paper on Gender Quotas and Women's Political Leadership

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June 6, 2013

Amina Zouabi

Senator and President of the Jordanian Women’s Union

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November 13, 2014

Anette Trettebergstuen

Member of Parliament, Norway
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December 24, 2015

Anita Vandenbeld

Member of Parliament in Canada

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July 26, 2016

Arab Spring or Arab Autumn: Women’s Political Participation in the Arab Uprisings and Beyond

On January 30, 2014, the Middle Eas

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February 16, 2016

Arab Women and Political Development

The Arab region ranks the lowest in

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September 9, 2016

Arab Women Parliamentarians Network for Equality

The Arab Women Parliamentarians Network for Equality "Ra’edat", or "Pioneers" in English, is a regional parliamentary network that advocates gender equality and the

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July 8, 2013

Are parliaments favourable conduits for gender equality? IPU Opinion Piece

By posing this question to parliamentarians from all over the world, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) caused something of a stir.

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August 27, 2012

Armenia: Women and Politics Newspaper

The newspaper present analysis of impact of the implementation of gender quotas on women in politics in Armenia.

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December 15, 2013

Asma Kader, Jordanian Senator

Listen to the interview with Senator Asma Khader on key milestones reached for women in politics in Jordan in 2013

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March 8, 2007

Assembly of Kosovo: Public Hearing Manual

This manual describes public hearings as an integral part of the work of parliamentary committees. It serves as a guide for members of parliamentary committees in Kosovo on conducting a public hearing.

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March 9, 2010

Assessing Legislation - A manual for legislators

It aims at providing the legislators with the necessary tools that would help them in assessing legislations and proposing them to promote social and democratic change in their countries.

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February 24, 2016

Baroness D'Souza

Lord Speaker of the House of Lords of the UK

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May 23, 2016

Barriers and Bias: The Status of Women in Leadership

Women have been leaders throughout

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