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Wednesday, February 19, 2014
How can minority women get into politics in Georgia?
Sabina Talibova is an ethnic Azerbaijanian living in Marneuli. Some time ago, she became involved in several non-governmental organizations which are working to engage women more in employment and politics. DF Watch talked to her about...
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
COIN, resilience, and a new approach to conflict: Interview with Victoria Fontan
Victoria Fontan is a Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at the UN University for Peace in Costa Rica and author of “Decolonizing Peace” (2012) and “Voices from Post-Saddam Iraq” (2008). She is now undertaking her third PhD in the Department of...
Friday, January 31, 2014
Office Hours with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand - United States Senator from New York
About Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, United States Senator from New York Kirsten E. Gillibrand was first sworn in as United States Senator from New York in January 2009. In November 2012, Gillibrand was elected to her first six-year Senate term with 72...
Monday, December 16, 2013
Empowering Women in Afghanistan: Interview with Anita Haidary
Anita Haidary is an Afghan women's rights activist and co-founder of Young Women for Change (YWC), a non-governmental organization aiming to empower and improve the lives of women in Afghanistan. She is now studying Film Studies at an American...
Sunday, December 15, 2013
Asma Kader, Jordanian Senator
Listen to the interview with Senator Asma Khader on key milestones reached for women in politics in Jordan in 2013
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Ala Talabani
iKNOW Politics interview with Ms. Ala Talabani, Member of Parliament in Iraq on the creation of the Multi-Party Women's Caucus during the International Conference on Effective and Sustainable Participation of Women, December 11, 2013,  Algeria.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Sonja Lokar
The International Knowledge network of Women in Politics spoke with Sonja Lokar on women's political participation in Slovenia, machismo in political parties and the need to change political party laws. 
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Drude Dahlerup
Speaking on exchanges between Scandinavian students and students from the Arab States and regime changes as opportunities for gender equality during the International Conference for Women in Parliament, Algeria, in December, 2013
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Lessons on women peacekeepers: Interview with Deputy Inspector General Seema Dhundia
Seema Dhundia is  Deputy Inspector General  and commander of the first all-woman Indian paramilitary as well as the United Nation’s first all-woman police unit. UN Women spoke to her about the challenges and experiences of being a woman peacekeeper...
Thursday, November 07, 2013
Dr. Amal Abdullah Al Qubaisi
The International Knowledge Network for Women in Politics (iKNOW Politics) spoke with Dr Amal Abdullah Al Qubaisi, the first female in the UAE Parliament and the first female deputy speaker of the Federal National Council - United Arab Emirates...
Monday, November 04, 2013
France Denz
Frances Denz has a long history of working with disadvantaged people.  In 2013 she was made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit by Queen Elizabeth for services to business, and in the same year was awarded the prestigious Tertiary Teaching...
Monday, October 28, 2013
Thora Arnorsdottir
Thora Arnorsdottir, journalist and 2012 presidential candidate for Iceland. iKNOW Politics: When you decided to run in Iceland’s presidential election, you were seven months pregnant. Was there any particular reaction from public opinion? Do you...
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Madeleine Albright: Women Are On The Right Path
The former U.S. Secretary of State delivered a rousing speech at the United Nations that praised the gains of women around the globe. Here, we present the text of the speech on the occasion of her reception of the Inspiration Award from the Dag...
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Wrapped up in Georgian Dream: Nino Burjanadze takes on fight for presidency
State officials have been deliberately pursuing a policy in Georgia to make the post of President, if not redundant, then significantly lacking in leverage. Nino Burjanadze, a Georgian politician and lawyer who chaired the Parliament from November...
Thursday, October 24, 2013
UN: Violence against women in Afghanistan 'pandemic'
Interview with UN Women chief Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka. "Although women's rights in Afghanistan have improved since 2001, female politicians and activists have been increasingly subjected to threats, intimidation and attacks..." 
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Rubiyanti Khalifah
Rubiyanti Khalifah, country representative of AMAN in Indonesia. AMAN is an organization working for peacebuilding through increasing the capacity and participation of women. iKNOW Politics: Women are often underrepresented in peace processes. What...
Friday, October 11, 2013
Preneet Kaur, Indian External Affairs Minister
"I wish women politicians are accepted in their own right" India had a woman Prime Minister long before the West elected one, but there have been very few women Cabinet ministers to date. Preneet Kaur of the erstwhile royal family of Patiala has...
Wednesday, October 09, 2013
Sarah Fetter
When Sarah Fetter (born in Washington D.C., 1987) started working at the New York City Department of Education in 2011, she had to order food for meetings, prepare binders, make photocopies, set up conference times… “My boss didn’t even allow me to...