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Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Learn from South Africa’s female greats: Protector
Many lessons can be learned from South African women who rose as leaders even when it was dangerous to do so, Public Protector Thuli Madonsela said on Thursday. In a speech prepared for delivery at a women's leadership conference in Cape Town, she...
Sunday, July 27, 2014
Liberia: 'We Will Support Women' - Liberty Party Push Candidates for Senatorial Race
The Chairman of the opposition Liberty Party, Atty. Fonati Koffa, said the Liberty is in the lead pushing the gender parity. Speaking at a fundraising dinner organized by Senator Nyonblee Karngar Lawrence and held at the Cape Hotel on Friday July 25...
Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Launch of new IDEA publication at the UN CSW 2014 - "Political Parties in Africa through a Gender Lens"
On 11 March 2014, the publicationPolitical Parties in Africa through a Gender Lens was launched at an International IDEA side event on“Women’s Political Participation and Representation – Making Development Sustainable, Making Governance Responsive...
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Liberia: 'Inspiring Change' - Yes Promotes Women's Leadership
The Youth Exploring Solutions (YES), a passionate, nonprofit and voluntary grassroots youth-led development organization that is primarily a self-sponsored institution since its inception in 2007 has organized Women's Leadership & Governance...
Monday, November 11, 2013
Lack of women in parly - a constitutional violation, Swaziland
MBABANE – A segment of the women electorate is disappointed with the poor representation of women in Parliament. The Chairperson of the Gender Consortium under the Co-ordinating Assembly of Non-Governmental Orga-nisations (CANGO), Hleli Luhlanga,...
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Looking to Cameroon’s women senators
Marlyse Aboui, a 40-year-old nurse, has still not gotten over the astonishment she felt when she heard that Cameroon’s President Paul Biya had nominated her to the senate. “I feel like I am in a dream that I will wake up from at any minute. When...
Monday, June 10, 2013
Looking to Cameroon’s Women Senators
Marlyse Aboui, a 40-year-old nurse, has still not gotten over the astonishment she felt when she heard that Cameroon’s President Paul Biya had nominated her to the senate. “I feel like I am in a dream that I will wake up from at any minute. When I...
Monday, August 06, 2012
Liberia: Minister Cassell Tips Women for 2014 Legislative Election - Wants More Women Participation in Politics
Gender and Development Minister, Julia Duncan Cassell has called on Liberian women to be more proactive and ready for the 2014 midterm legislative election. Addressing a gathering of women, (The all Liberian Women's Summit) yesterday at the Monrovia...
Tuesday, July 03, 2012
Liberia: Ellen Revives Bill for Women's Participation in Politics
In a bid to revive the long-delayed proposed legislation seeking to increase women’s participation in politics, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has challenged female legislators to re-introduce the ‘30% of Women Participation in Government’s Bill’...
Saturday, September 10, 2011
LEADERSHIP ACADEMY PREPARES YOUNG WOMEN FOR POLITICAL CAREERS IN BURKINA FASO
Women who want to enter politics in Burkina Faso face a number of barriers, such as lack of faith in their leadership abilities, few role models and limited opportunities. So it is a struggle in this West African country for women to run for office...
Friday, November 05, 2010
Leadership Tips
This power point presentation is about learning leadership and how to communicate as a leader. This presentation was done in Pretoria South Africa during the workshop on Strenghening women's partiipation and leadership in political parties...