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, April 25, 2017 - 12:03
Jean Sinzdak could see right away that this year would be different for women in politics. For the first time in her 12 years of running a seminar for women interested in public office, she had to start a waitlist.Registrations for the “Ready to Run... Read more
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 17:08
This article was originally published by Yle on 9 April 2017 here. If voter turnout is any indication, women care more about the future of their municipalities than men. Women under 35 years of age in particular are far more likely to vote than men... Read more
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 12:31
SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA – In rural Cambodia, the women’s revolution is coming. It’s not happening with pink pussy hats, placards and chanting. Instead, it’s driven by quiet determination and a hunger to learn.They are gathered on the... Read more
Mariam Jack Denton
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 16:12
The Gambia has a new speaker of parliament in the person of Mariama Diack Denton. She becomes the first speaker of a post-Jammeh era National Assembly. She takes over from Abdolie Bojang whose tenure expired ahead of the April 6th legislative polls.... Read more

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