The initiative + Women Best Democracy presents a proposal to increase the political participation of women

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The initiative + Women Best Democracy presents a proposal to increase the political participation of women

In Paraguay, the Ministry of Women, along with the Superior Electoral Court, UN Women and UNDP have developed the project + MujeresMejorDemocracia.

Among the tasks that this initiative has developed is developing a guide that seeks to increase the participation of women making use of electoral management bodies. The guide was presented on Tuesday, November 3, in Godoi Palace, seat of the Vice President of the Republic of Paraguay. This guide is the result of a research paper four years and offers practical guidance on how to increase the participation of women in processes of political decision making, as well as in institutions. In the presentation of the Guide they intervened the Minister of Women, Ana Maria Baiardi, the Representative of UN Women Carolina Taborga, Deputy UNDP Representative, Roberto Galvez, Judge Electoral Fabiana Marin and the Director of the Division of Public Policy UN Women, Begoña Lasagabaster. The event ended with the intervention of Deisy Llano, Director of Electoral Services.

In this link you can find more information on the initiative.

 

 

 

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