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.
International IDEA has conceptualiz
This guide provides information on how to use the internet for legislative research.
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 issues.
Ten years after the start of the western intervention in Afghanistan, Afghan women are facing an uncertain future.
Access to justice for all is a critical litmus test of peaceful and inclusive societies, and an essential condition for substantive equality, human rights, and sustainable development.
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.
The World Economic Forum predicts t
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.
Women in Africa are undeniably participating in the information and communication technology (ICT) revolution and they are doing so in many and varied ways; the changes that the use of these tools have brought about are visible everywhere.
This resource highlights action-oriented agreed conclusions on a number of issues, including women in power and decision-making, and institutional mechanism for the advancement of women.
On January 30, 2014, the Middle Eas
The Arab Women Parliamentarians Network for Equality "Ra’edat", or "Pioneers" in English, is a regional parliamentary network that advocates gender equality and the
The Boston Consortium on Gender, Security and Human Rights was founded with the goal of integrating the study of gender and women into work on human rights, security, and armed conflict.
The terms ‘Participation’ and ‘Gender’ have become a part of development discourse and practice in the last few decades. Advocates of these concepts have claimed that they allow for representation of the most marginalised groups, such as women and the poor.
In order for any action or intervention around rights, democracy and equality to be successful, it must include and value gender equality as part of its analysis and methodology for change.
This report maps the situation of gender and ICTs in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States, identifying trends, gaps, as well as some good practices.
Technology defines our era. In the past few decades, numerous innovations—including ever-shrinking computers, mobile phones, and alternative energies—have been introduced in homes and workplaces, changing the way we live, how we work, and what we’re able to do.
This report discusses women’s political participation in Iraq, including their role in building sustainable peace in the country and drafting the new constitution. It also include biographies of some Iraqi women leaders and list of publications related to the new role of women in Iraq.
Campaign Management 101 and 102 are comprehensive courses delivering instruction on campaign management for women launching careers in politics as campaign managers.
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.
The Women's Study Center is an independent, non-profit organization that conducts research, training, communication and consulting programs on the topics of labor and employment, citizenship and political participation, and public policy planning.
This document compiles civil society recommendations presented to the Organization of American States and the Summits of the Americas Process on issues pertaining to the Inter-American Agenda.
Whether you are part of an established organization or association, an aspiring politician, an individual with a project idea or someone struggling to balance too many roles and responsibilities in your life, this guide is designed to provide you with the basic tools necessary to start taking act
This handbook was written as a guide to help Members of Parliament in Malawi work effectively with their constituency.
This manual provides guidelines for Members of Parliament (MPs) in Sierra Leone on how to prepare an effective community outreach program.
This paper discusses the participation of women in post-conflict societies and examines the problems they face in their efforts to participate in elections. It also describes the legislative measures that have been taken in several countries to enhance the participation of women.
The DAC Working Party on Gender Equality has drawn together a set of practical guidelines for advancing the goals identified by the OECD Development Assistance Committee and by the Beijing Platform for Action (1995) with respect to gender equality and the empowerment of women.