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Guide / Training Material Resource
This manual brings together training material used in Vital Voices advocacy and campaign skills trainings across the globe.  
Academic Paper / Article Resource
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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Editorial / Opinion Piece / Blog Post Resource
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.

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Guide / Training Material Resource
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...
Online Courses Resource
Campaign Management 101 and 102 are comprehensive courses delivering instruction on campaign management for women launching careers in politics as campaign managers. The Campaign Management 101...
Guide / Training Material Resource
Power point presentation, on campaign planning and strategy presented to women in political parties from Zambia and Lesotho, Pretoria, 1-5 November 2010.
Website / Database Resource
This website offesr a list of contacts for specialized organizations that are out there waiting to help people run successful campaigns.  
Guide / Training Material Resource
This training manual is designed for trainers of women candidates running for office at the local and national levels of government in Uganda. It provides background information and guidelines for...
Guide / Training Material Resource
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...
Guide / Training Material Resource
This Code of Conduct assumes that governments, parties, organizations and individuals are each committed to multi-party pluralism and the democratic process. International IDEA reviewed several Codes...
Guide / Training Material Resource
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...
Expert responses Resource
This consolidated response highlights barriers faced by women in Muslim countries in funding their political campaigns and participating in public life. The consolidated response also discusses the...
Expert responses Resource
According to Marcia J Bates, professor at UCLA, "Information behaviour is the currently preferred term used to describe the many ways in which human beings interact with information, in particular,...
Expert responses Resource
This consolidated response includes descriptions of family and proxy voting and provides recommendations on how to eliminate family voting through holding trainings and public awareness campaigns,...
Expert responses Resource
This consolidated response highlights the important role that women play in referendum campaigns. It also discusses the importance of active participation of women and sensitivity to potential...
Expert responses Resource
This consolidated response highlights types of positive action measures, advocacy campaigns, women’s movements, and educational opportunities that help women in traditional and conservative societies...
Expert responses Resource
This consolidated response highlights tools used to empower women candidates, such as providing training, working with political parties, using affirmative action measures,and holding outreach...
Expert responses Resource
This consolidated response highlights recommendations on how to empower independent women candidates to succeed in elections. These recommendations include providing training sessions, working with...
Report / White Paper Resource
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...

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Report / White Paper Resource
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. This...
Guide / Training Material Resource
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...

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Academic Paper / Article Resource
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...
Guide / Training Material Resource
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...
Guide / Training Material Resource
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...
Report / White Paper Resource
This fact sheet explains how to promote the involvement of women as informed and empowered voters. It discusses strategies such as supporting civic and voter education campaigns that target women,...
Guide / Training Material Resource
This primer offers an introduction to the intersection of gender and electoral financing. Money is a prerequisite for competing in most political systems today, but patterns of gender discrimination...
Case Study Resource
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.  
Website / Database Resource
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.
Multimedia Video
Almost 20 years ago, 189 countries adopted the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, a visionary roadmap for women's rights and empowerment. Much has been achieved since, but much more needs...
Guide / Training Material Resource
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...
Case Study Resource
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,...
Website / Database Resource
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 Campaign is...
Editorial / Opinion Piece / Blog Post Resource
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...

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Multimedia Video
Indian actor and director of numerous films and founder of Men Against Rape & Discrimination (MARD), Farhan Akhtar was touched by the struggle to end violence against women when a woman he worked...
Report / White Paper Resource
From June 18–21, 2012, IFES worked with the Institute of Social Studies and Analysis (ISSA), a Tbilisi–based research organization, to conduct eight focus groups across Georgia to better understand...