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Lisa François Executive Director of the Women's Collective for Women's Political Participation "Fanm Yo La", while commending the efforts of the Government for the numerous appointments of womens to key positions, expressed concern about the lack of...
Early this year, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) completed a three-month survey of Haitians made homeless by the earthquake of January 2010. The IOM’s assessment concluded over 800,000 were still living in temporary...
On March 20, Haiti will hold the second round of its presidential and parliamentary elections.  The President is elected by absolute majority vote through a two-round system to serve a 5-year term.  In the Senate (Sénat) 30 members are elected by...

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A useful workshop aimed at generating an understanding in the media of Haiti’s women’s quota was held on 13 June in Port au Prince. The workshop was arranged jointly by International IDEA and the Haitian committee charged with the implementation of...

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Thriving and revitalized, the city of Port-au-Prince hosted its first ever BRIDGE courses for members of the Haitian electoral management body.52 participants experienced BRIDGE for the first time during the two 5-day trainings, held back-to-back...

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This publication presents an overview and brief analysis of the first round of grants issued by the UN Democracy Fund (UNDEF) in partnership with the UN Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM). Both organizations are engaged in advancing gender...
This document analyzes the changes in Latin America and the relationship between democratic governance and the reform of gender inequality practices. It provides two sections that evaluate the concept of governance, and the reflection on the...

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INTERNATIONAL CONSULTANT: SPECIALIST ON GENDER AND ELECTORAL PROCESSES Location : Port-au-Prince, HAITI Application Deadline : 14-May-14 Additional Category Women’s Empowerment Type of Contract : Individual Contract Post Level : International...

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This report contains sections on the socio-political participation of women and provides statistical information on the evolution of applying gender equality policies.

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Women account for over 52 per cent of the total population of Haiti and are very active in the economic and social sectors. Yet their political participation and representation in Parliament is very limited. Only seven of the 144 political parties...

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Highlighting news, interviews, resources and events on violence against women in politics

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Across the world, female political representation continues to be an issue. Most recently, it’s become a significant issue in Jamaica, where the 51 Percent Coalition has been pushing for more women in Parliament (and in boardrooms) in the country....
During the First Ordinary Session of the Council of the Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM), which was held March 1, at the headquarters of the Organization of American States (OAS) in Washington, DC, around the theme "Women's rights: From Law...