Apr 01
The 136th Inter-parliamentary Union Assembly
The 136th Inter-parliamentary Union Assembly will take place in Dhaka, Bangladesh, from the 1st to the 5th of April, 2017. Among the numerous agenda items the assembly is to focus on during its time...
Mar 29
Roundtable on Gender, Violence and Politics: Pushing Women Out
Is backlash to women’s political participation rising? Do we see a new form of political violence? What role does social media play? What can policymakers do? Women’s participation in...
Mar 21
Event on Ending Violence Against Women in Politics
In commemoration of National Women’s History Month, the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission will host a briefing on preventing and mitigating violence against women in politics.Although many...
Mar 21
iKNOW Politics’ 10th Anniversary Commemoration: Closing the Gaps on Women’s Political Participation and Representation
The International Knowledge Network of Women in Politics (IKNOW Politics) is a joint project between the Inter-parliamentary Union (IPU), International IDEA, the United Nations Development Programme...
Mar 17
A parliamentary event organized by the Inter-Parliamentary Union and UN Women at CSW61
The parliamentary event at the 61st Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) will be held in New York on 17 March 2017. The event, entitled Empowering parliaments to...
Mar 16
Violence against women in politics: Name it, investigate it, eliminate it
There is a growing awareness of gender-based violence that targets women voters and candidates in elections, women campaigners in political parties and civil society organizations, and women elected...
Mar 13
Locally elected women: making the SDGs happen
At the initiative of Co-President of UCLG, President of the UCLG Committee on Gender Equality, and Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, a delegation of locally elected women will travel to New York to bring...
Mar 13
The sixty-first session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 13 to 24 March 2017.Representatives of Member...
Mar 11
Youth Forum at CSW61
The Youth Forum at the 61st Session on Commission on Status of Women (CSW 61) is a critical opportunity for young people and adolescents in all their diversities to convene in advance of...