Focus Areas

Advocacy and lobbying are activities that represent and promote the needs of specific groups in political and...
The right to vote and the right to stand for election are two fundamental elements of democracy. Notably, many...
In the 20th century, one of the greatest changes to democracy around the world was women’s participation in po...
When women are empowered as political leaders, coun­tries experience higher standards of living, and positive...

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 16:23
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Jayathma Wickramanayake of Sri Lanka as his next Envoy on Youth. She will succeed Ahmad Alhendawi of Jordan to whom the Secretary-General is grateful for his dedicated service in... Read more
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 14:50
Preventing violence against women and girls (VAWG) requires more than adopting laws—they need to be effectively implemented. Parliamentarians, NGOs and legal officers met to discuss the issue at a regional conference for Eastern and Central Europe... Read more
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 11:42
France voted a record number of women into parliament, election results showed on Monday, after President Emmanuel Macron's victorious Republic on the Move (LREM) party fielded a gender-balanced candidate list.Of the 577 newly elected lawmakers, 223... Read more
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 16:04
As a society bound by tradition, change comes slowly to Japan. That includes opportunities for women in politics and government.But lately there's been a shake-up of the old order, with women reaching new heights that could hardly be imagined just a... Read more


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