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A gender parity advocate group, Women in Law and Development in Africa (WiLDAF), has mounted a vigorous campaign for women parliamentary aspirants in the Central Region, urging the electorate in the...
The Women in Law and Development in Africa (WiLDAF) has presented names of 65 women it says can be appointed by President John Mahama in his government. The names were contained in a petition signed...
One Hundred and thirty three women are running in 27 out of the 275 constituencies in Ghana’s Parliamentary race this year. This number is relatively small compared to their male counterparts who...
The Association which started with a modest membership of 20 women currently has a total number of 225 members who have vowed to rally behind the NPP Parliamentary candidate due to his sense of...
A workshop for women in politics have established a Coalition of Women in Politics (COWIP) to facilitate high level female participation in decision-making across the political divide.The Coalition...
The President of Women in Broadcasting (WIB), Sarah Akrofi-Quarcoo has underscored the need for training for women editors and writers. This will help them to contribute in decision making and...
Women in political leadership in the three northern regions have held a debate focusing on the programmes of their political parties, which seek to build inclusive government.   Read the complete...
A number of women’s groups on Wednesday undertook a one hour peaceful demonstration through the streets of Wa, the capital of the Upper West Region; to drum home the need for peace before, during and...

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A seminar, organized by IDEA, on women’s political empowerment held in Ghana in August brought together women members of parliament from 31 countries in Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, Europe,...
Website / Database Resource
This website provides links to a number of country reports that were written based on research and dialogue with political parties. These reports examine the internal functioning and structure of...

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The AMDMC Conference is organised biannually and takes place in a selected African country; presentations at the conference are made by distinguished scholars and individuals from Africa and the rest...
Case Study Resource
Corruption related to political party financing poses a great threat to democratic development worldwide.The study investigates party financing issues accross 22 countries.

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Political parties in the country have been asked to ensure that at least 30 per cent of all elected positions at the districts, regional and national levels are occupied by women. The electorate have...

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Report / White Paper Resource
This report presents the findings of the second component of the African Political Party Finance Initiative, which aimed to increase awareness about the need for transparent and accountable party...
The wife of the Vice President Hajia Alima Ramatu says politics is not a reserved venture for men in Ghana and Africa, and has therefore urged her colleague women in the country especially those in...
Academic Paper / Article Resource
This article looks at three collaborative projects between international development organisations and district assemblies throughout Ghana to promote gender sensitivity and increase the...
Case Study Resource
This paper describes initiatives in Ghana to promote the participation of women in local governance and the role of European support. Local governance is interpreted as the active involvement of the...
Case Study Resource
This case study highlights some of the good practices emerging among Federation of Canadaian Municipalities (FCM) and its partner local government associations in improving women’s political...
Group and individual proponents advocating for increased participation of women in governance, have been urged to brace up for another round of advocacy, as the local government elections, approaches...

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Editorial / Opinion Piece / Blog Post Resource
Fact check: There are still men, in this day and age, who believe that women are less competent than men and that men are superior to women. This new wave of refined sexism especially in today’s...