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An interesting contribution in the discussion came from Sarry, who shared an experience from Namibia. Sarry: “Namibia at the moment stands at over 30% women representation and 42% at the local governance level. We are excelling at 42% because most...

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iKNOW Politics organized an online discussion on stereotyping portfolio assignments for women in politics, available in Arabic, English, French and Spanish. The discussions went on for a period of 3 weeks and received contributions from 13 members...
Summary of iKNOW Politics E-Discussion: Eliminating Violence Against Women in Politics (2010). Members identified forms of violence against women in politics and shared measures iniatied to counter the violence, from training of election monitors to...
UN Security Council resolution 1325 (2000) mandates that women in post-conflict states fully participate in all aspects of the transition. The resolution is historic because of the depth of change — in procedure, assessment, delivery and attitudes...
A platform for change-Mentoring-Cherie Blair Foundation
  Summary of E-discussion on mentorship programs to support candidates and elected female MPs beyond training and study tours   iKNOW Politics hosted a discussion on mentorship programs for women candidates and Members of Parliament during the...
Summary of E-discussion on Online Harassment of Women in Politics: How Online Harassment isn’t ‘Virtual’ For Women    iKNOW Politicshosted a discussion on the online harassment of women in politics from June 6th to July 11th 2014. The discussion...
iKNOW Politics organized an online discussion on “Political Financing for Women” in Arabic, English, French and Spanish. The discussions went on for a period of 3 weeks and received contributions from over 70 members from different countries. We...
iKNOW Politics held its first regional E-Discussion in Arabic in December 2009. The following is a summary of the E-Discussion in English. Media plays a crucial role in defining the image of women politicians in the Arab region. Women are...
women in local government
On September 12th 2014 iKNOW Politics launched an online discussion about women’s access to, and experience in, mayoral positions. The discussion received contributions from several countries, including Argentina, Australia, Cameroon, Colombia,...
iKNOW Politics organized an online discussion on the role of women in (post) conflict situations and in peace negotiations, in Arabic, English, French and Spanish . The discussion went on for a period of 3 weeks and received contributions from 18...
LAUNCH MESSAGE Women and men around the world have been using different technology platforms during their political campaigns and to continue dialogue with their constituencies as elected representatives. The recent United States elections and...
The political participation of youth
  In preparation for the First IPU Global conference of Young Parliamentarians, iKNOW Politics hosted an online discussion on the political participation of youth and their capacity to empower women. The discussion received feedback from several...