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Child, early and forced marriage is not well understood in the Americas region, although UNICEF estimates that 29% of girls in Latin America and the...
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Hundreds of youth activists, representatives from youth organizations, UN and government officials gathered at the United Nations Office in Geneva on...
In 1788, Thomas Jefferson wrote that American women shouldn’t "wrinkle their foreheads with politics." A century and a half later, when Hillary...
Electoral violence subverts basic standards for democratic elections, which are a cornerstone of democratic governance. The effects, or even merely...
As part of its ongoing effort to empower Jordanian women to more effectively engage in the political process, the National Democratic Institute (NDI...
The New York Times’ Mona El-Naggar takes us inside the kingdom and introduces us to three proud and dynamic women, each determined to test the bounds...
Empower Women Champions sharing their experience on what does it mean to be a Champion for Women's Economic Empowerment. 
The Institute for Women’s Studies in the Arab World (IWSAW) at the Lebanese American University focuses on advancing women’s empowerment and gender...
Getting more women into political decision-making positions has been on the international agenda for decades. In the Nordic countries women now hold...
Young people in growing numbers from from around the world have a superpower. They have the power to engage and to vote, and NDI is encouraging them...
Saudi Arabia’s male guardianship system remains the most significant impediment to women’s rights in the country despite limited reforms over the...
OAS and ParlAmericas Agree to Strengthen Legislative Transparency and Policies of Gender Equality
Women are chronically underrepresented in U.S. politics. Yet TV shows, fictions, and films have leapt ahead of the electoral curve to give us our...
This interview was published in 2013. At the time of the interview, Omezzine Khalife was a member of Ettakatol Party and ran for the Constituent...
Returning to Syria after working for the BBC in London, Zaina Erhaim found that all of the citizen journalists reporting on the civil war were men....
A lot has been done by and for women and girls, but there is still plenty to do. Convened by the White House, the United of State Summit celebrated...
This short video features women Members of Parliament, including Anita Vandenbeld, talking about what they wished they knew when they were 20, and...
Erin Vilardi is the Founder and Director of VoteRunLead, leveraging technology and training to accelerate the number of women in civic and political...
The Better Peace Tool explores the history and evolution of peacemaking in modern times. It considers six common barriers to inclusion and how to...
The media is selling young people the idea that girls’ and women’s value lies in their youth, beauty, and sexuality and not in their capacity as...

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