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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.

Interviews

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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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March 18, 2011

Are women really the “fairer” sex? Corruption and women in government

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.

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February 15, 2007

Armenia - Country Report Based on Research and Dialogue with Political Parties

This report provides information on political parties in Armenia. It examines the internal functioning and structure of the political parties, as well as the external regulations and environment which shape their work.

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January 7, 2009

Assessing Women’s Political Party Programs: Best Practices and Recommendations

The assessment is designed to identify the specific elements and approaches which were most effective in encouraging women’s participation and leadership in political parties.

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February 15, 2007

Bangladesh - Country Report Based on Research and Dialogue with Political Parties

This report provides information on political parties in Bangladesh. It examines the internal functioning and structure of the political parties, as well as the external regulations and environment which shape their work.

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April 25, 2017

BBC Podcast: General Election 2017 and women at Westminster

What impact is the snap Election ha

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October 25, 2013

Best Practices of Effective Parties: Three training modules for political parties

Although a majority of Latin Americans believe democracy is preferable to other political systems, most are not satisfied with democracy in their own country.

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May 25, 2009

Best Practices Used by Political Parties to Promote Women in Politics

This consolidated response highlights strategies and policies that may be used in addition to gender quotas by political parties to increase the numbers of women in politics.

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March 8, 2007

Bolivia’s Political Party System and the Incentives for Pro-Poor Reform

This report examines Bolivia’s political party system in order to identify the pros and cons of advancing pro-poor reform. It also contains recommendations to members of the international development community presently formulating their country assistance strategies for Bolivia.

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March 19, 2010

BRIDGE Civic Education Development Project

The BRIDGE Civic Education Development Project (CEDP) is a professional development project to build capacity in people working in areas of democracy and governance.This project developed from the concept of establishing a civics and governance component within the umbrella of BRIDGE.

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March 9, 2007

Building a Healthy Party

This workbook was designed for the Liberal Party in Croatia. It includes information and activities relating to topics such as recruiting party members, running local branch offices, and communicating with national headquarters.

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March 12, 2007

Building Confidence in the Voter Registration Process: An NDI Monitoring Guide for Political Parties and Civic Organizations

This manual addresses the ways that political parties and civic organizations can monitor and promote improvements to the voter registration process.

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February 16, 2007

Building Democracy in Jordan: Women's Political Participation, Political Party Life and Democratic Elections

This report is the result of a project carried out by International IDEA and the Arab NGO Network for Development (ANND), aimed at discussing democratic reform in Egypt, Jordan and Yemen.

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February 16, 2007

Building Democracy in Yemen: Women's Political Participation, Political Party Life and Democratic Elections

This report is the result of a project carried out by International IDEA and the Arab NGO Network for Development (ANND), aimed at discussing democratic reform in Egypt, Jordan and Yemen.

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March 14, 2014

Carolyn Bennett

Member of Parliament and Chair of the Liberal Women's Caucus in Canada

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February 15, 2007

Code of Conduct for Political Parties - Campaigning in Democratic Elections

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.

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April 18, 2016

Compendium of Good Practices for Advancing Women’s Political Participation in the OSCE Region

The objective of this publication i

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October 15, 2015

Confronting Gender Inequality. Findings from the LSE Commission on Gender, Inequality and Power

The London School of Economics have launched a new study concluding that gender quotas to place women in positions of power are needed in order to guarantee gender equality.

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May 2, 2014

Constitutional Reform Processes and Political Parties. Principles for Practice

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December 1, 2007

Democracies in Development - Politics and Reform in Latin America

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.

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February 16, 2011

Democracy and the Challenge of Change: A Guide to Increasing Women's Political Participation

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. 

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