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A revision to Nicaragua’s law on municipal elections last year required political parties to put up equal numbers of women and men as candidates for mayor and city council. It also increased the...
Native leaders and some premiers have gathered in western Newfoundland for the first national aboriginal women's summit in the hope of devising a long-term strategy to end a cruel cycle of poverty...
Lawmakers voted 46 to 19 in favour of the bill that will permit abortions of pregnancies in the first 12 weeks. For more information, please visit BBC's Website
The Guardian's seminal summit convenes for 2013 to explore how digital innovation, technology and openness are transforming the world For more information please visit http://www.theguardian.com/...
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iKNOW Politics: Thank you so much for having agreed to this interview with iKNOW Politics. I would like to start by asking how you got your start in politics and if you ever faced any difficulties as...
The Caribbean Institute for Women in Leadership (CIWIL) announces its second Advancing Transformational Leadership for Gender Justice in the Caribbean training programme. This highly interactive and...
UNDEF, UN Women, UWI, IGDS, Mona, CIWIP are organizing the Advancing Women’s Transformational Leadership Training for Gender Justice in the Caribbean that will take place on July 10-20, 2011.
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Interview with Ms Agnes Francesci, Deputy of the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of Costa Rica during the 128th session of the Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly which took place March 22-27,...
Alejandra Massolo is a consultant on gender equality and local governance issues. Ms. Massolo is an associate researcher at the Interdisciplinary Group on Women, Work, and Poverty (GIMTRAP) in Mexico...
AAUW has been empowering women as individuals and as a community since 1881. For more than 130 years, we have worked together as a national grassroots organization to improve the lives of millions of...
The ABA Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI) is an international development program that promotes the rule of law by working with in-country partners to build sustainable institutions and societies...
n keynote remarks to a group of women leaders, Organization of American States (OAS) Secretary General José Miguel Insulza highlighted persistent problems of violence against women as well as poverty...
On Oct. 3 Brazil could become the third country in the subregion to elect a woman president within the space of just a few years. Dilma Rousseff, the candidate of the governing Workers' Party (PT),...
With President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s win in Sunday’s Argentine’s election all but assured and a woman leading the largest country in Latin America, it might appear that the political...
Amy G. Mazur is Professor in the Department of Politcal Science at Washington State University.  She is also an Research Associate at Centre d’Etudes Européenes, Sciences-Po Paris. Her research and...
There's something missing from our political offices, and the answer is in the hormones. We need more estrogen. Despite having successful female examples at the national level such as Hillary Clinton...
The Honorable A. Anne McLellan served as Deputy Prime Minister of Canada and as the first Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness in the government of the Rt. Hon. Paul Martin from 2003-...
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“Certainly networking with women is important, and that is one of the things I talk about when I go out and talk about why we don’t have more women in politics.” - Anne McLellan iKNOW Politics: You...
The Knowledge Gateway for Women's Economic Empowerment are inviting applications from dynamic, creative women and men from all over the world to champion women's economic empowerment online and...
More than twice as many Ukrainians believe that Ukraine would be better off with closer economic and political relations with Europe than with Russia (44% vs. 21%); while 21% believe that Ukraine...