The Americas and the Caribbean

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2010

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Case Study Resource
The study, published by the United Nations Development Programme, has developed an analytical framework that focuses on the three core functions of Parliaments - legislation, representation and...
2011

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Guide / Training Material Resource
This toolkit provides you with resources and ideas to help focus your efforts to fight domestic violence, sexual violence and trafficking and to give you a framework for action. It contains not only...

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Case Study Resource
Even though women represent more than half of the voting population in many countries and have been widely incorporated into the economic sphere over the last decade, reality tells us that there is...
2008

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Interviews Interview
"In the game of politics, everyone thinks that they’re the best. So if you’ve got a reason to be there, you have to keep on progressing." -Epsy Campbell iKNOW Politics: Welcome, Epsy, and thank you...
2012

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Interviews Interview
iKNOW Politics: I’d like to begin by asking you about your political career.  When did it begin and what inspired you to get involved?  What opportunities and obstacles have you come across as a...
Editorial / Opinion Piece / Blog Post Resource
Analyzing the legislation of Brazil, the author reponds to the following questions: What laws have been adopted in Latin American countries regarding funding for women in politics? To what extent...
Editorial / Opinion Piece / Blog Post Resource
Analyzing the Colombian legislation, the author reponds to the following questions: What laws have been adopted in Latin American countries regarding funding for women in politics? To what extent...
Editorial / Opinion Piece / Blog Post Resource
The author reponds to the following questions: What laws have been adopted in Latin American countries regarding funding for women in politics? To what extent have these been adopted and what...

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Report / White Paper Resource
This e-Primer looks at information and communications technology (ICT) for development through a gender lens.
Report / White Paper Resource
Interviews Interview
"There is no better way to add to your political worth than through training and constant capacity-building, especially for women.  Men are more willing to take on political challenges without...
2009

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Case Study Resource
 More than two thirds of the poorest countries in the world are in conflict regions.Uprooted population groups, particularly women and children, live for years in camps, dependent on humanitarian aid...

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Guide / Training Material Resource
This primer outlines the major obstacles and barriers women face in accessing justice and suggests strategies and interventions to overcome these challenges. Gender mainstreaming is not a goal in...
Multimedia Video
iKNOW Politics and its partners present the film entitled Getting Ahead: Testimonials from Women in Politics that features incredible stories of women politicians from around the world. The film...
Interviews Interview
"I would also advise men in politics to talk to and meet with every woman you can think of who might run for office if she is encouraged and supported. This would eventually lead to greater numbers...
2007

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Report / White Paper Resource
This resource provides relevant knowledge to facilitate mainstreaming gender-responsive approaches into reproductive health programmes, and the inclusion of specific aspects of gender inequality and...
Report / White Paper Resource
This report presents research findings on the economic consequences of armed conflict, the flight of refugees, and the internal displacement of people in El Salvador. It identifies individuals and...
Academic Paper / Article Resource
This paper was prepared for the Expert Group Meeting on “Enhancing Women’s Participation in Electoral Process in Post-Conflict Countries." It analyzes the participation of Guatemalan women in the two...
2013

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Despite significant advances in education and political participation, women remain underrepresented in leadership positions in politics and business across the globe. In many countries, policy-...