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...

latest news & announcements

Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 15:11
Given that she is deputy speaker in parliament, the holder of a PhD and has served as an assistant dean at one of Kenya’s leading universities, Joyce Laboso should be eminently qualified to run for any political office in Kenya.However, the... Read more
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 16:32
By Ellen WulfhorstSweden's top diplomat has a question: "Where are the women?"Taking a seat on the United Nations' influential Security Council, Sweden will use its clout to press its feminist foreign policy, Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom said... Read more
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 15:27
Sweden's minority center-left coalition will introduce legislation in February to make listed companies increase the number of women in their boardrooms, news agency TT said yesterday.Prime Minister Stefan Lofven's coalition of Social Democrats and... Read more
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 10:50
By Sophie Kemkhadze, UNDP Nepal Country DirectorTen years have passed since Nepal ended its decade-long conflict. These last ten years have been not only an opportunity for Nepal to build and maintain peace, but it’s been a time of reflection and... Read more

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In September 2015, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that will...
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The Youth Forum at the 61st Session on 
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