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Thursday, December 15, 2016
The story of women’s political empowerment in the Pacific continues to be one of struggle and hardship. Commitments have been made by Pacific Leaders to facilitate women’s entry into politics. While some countries have translated these commitments...
Thursday, November 10, 2016
By Euan McKirdy, CNN The highest -- and toughest -- glass ceiling remains unshattered. This year's presidential election ultimately was not kind to Hillary Clinton, the first female presidential nominee for a major party, but down-ballot, some of...
Friday, August 05, 2016
Foreign Policy has published an article on women’ss political leadership. Studies show that when women comprise around 25 percent of a group, their influence dramatically reshapes culture. Is 2016 the year women change the world? For the first time...
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Womankind Worldwide is a women’s rights and international development organization making an impact through the power of partnership. Since it was founded just over 25 years ago Womankind has helped 18 million women and their families. Their vision...
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Tunisia’s Parliament has approved an amendment ensuring that women have greater representation in local politics. This amendment, which applies to both municipal and regional elections, includes a proposal for “horizontal and vertical” gender parity...
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Women participation in different aspects of elections is increasing in Tanzania, but candidates still have to contend with many challenges, the Tanzania National Elections Gender Assessment report says. The report by the International Republican...
Torild Skard Norwegian politician and researcher
Friday, April 29, 2016
Torild Skard's most recent book, Women of Power, has been awarded the Outstanding Academic Title for 2015 by CHOICE, the US Library journal. Ms Skard has led a vibrant political career. She was the first woman to hold the position of President of...
Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh Member of Parliament in the UK
Friday, April 01, 2016
Scotland entered into a political union with England in 1707, and as a country within the United Kingdom (UK), it has since then sent representatives to the UK Parliament at Westminster in London. Currently, 59 Members of Parliament (MPs) from...
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Three Caribbean countries have been governed by women in the last twenty years. Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, and Guyana, three former British colonies, shared the experience of having been ruled by women leaders. In the case of Jamaica, Portia...
Thursday, January 14, 2016
The Middle East has never tried giving a woman the position of president. The new television show “Madam President” imagined this scenario and put it on screen. Produced by Search for Common Ground, this series follows the fictional story of...
Monday, January 11, 2016
The Economist's editor-in-chief, Zanny Minton Beddoes, speaks to Huda Al-Jeraisy, one of Saudi Arabia's newly elected female councillors, about her political goals and the position of women in Saudi life. For more information on the recent election...
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
In Paraguay, the Ministry of Women, along with the Superior Electoral Court, UN Women and UNDP have developed the project + MujeresMejorDemocracia. Among the tasks that this initiative has developed is developing a guide that seeks to increase the...
Thursday, March 12, 2015
International election observation plays an important role in international relations since almost thirty years. The Declaration of Principles for International Election Observation adopted by the UN in 2005 is one of the first attempts of the...
Flemish Parliament
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Report on the impact of the electoral gender quotas on the Flemish Parliament elections held on 25 May 2014 Following the elections of 25 May 2014, the Flemish Parliament carried out a study on the application of the statutory electoral gender...
Monday, December 15, 2014
One hundred and eleven years ago today, December 16, 1903, was the day Australians elected their second Federal Parliament and the first day all non-indigenous women of voting age in Victoria and around the nation had an equal say in who represented...
Monday, December 01, 2014
Three women were among the 30 Bahrainis who became councillors after the results of the municipal elections held over two rounds were announced. Fatima Al Qatari carried the First Constituency in the Northern Governorate, Budoor Bin Rajab won in...
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
This case study outlines the Electoral Commission of Namibia’s (ECN) efforts to take gender in electoral processes into account in its electoral legal reform consultations that took place between 2011 and 2014. The ECN completed its nation-wide...
Grabar Kitarovic and Tomasic
Saturday, November 08, 2014
Member of the European Parliament Ruza Tomasic on Sunday supported HDZ candidate Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic in the race for the next president of Croatia, saying that Croatia was ready for a woman president. "Croatia is ready for a woman president and...
Friday, November 07, 2014
Tuesday’s elections brought a number of firsts for women in American politics. Iowans for the first time sent a woman, Joni Ernst, to Congress. Mia Love became the first African American Republican woman to win a congressional seat. And next year,...
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
The gender breakdown of the next Congress is still to be determined, but a major milestone was reached Tuesday night: For the first time in American history, the number of women sitting in Congress will hit triple digits. Democrat Alma Adams of...
Monday, August 25, 2014
It is generally recognized that women worldwide make substantial contributions towards politics, society and the economy in their country. In newly democratic countries in Southeast Asia the role of women in politics in particular has been...
E-book
Friday, August 22, 2014
This e-book with the title “The Success and the Barriers to Women’s Representation in Southeast Asia: Between State Policies, Political Parties and Women’s Movement” is a result of analysis of four regional researches conducted in a USAID Program...
Friday, August 01, 2014
Photo: Alex Ellinghausen A national meeting of Labor women has been told the government is making gender equality a tougher battle in Australia. Deputy Opposition Leader Tanya Plibersek told the convention on Saturday that a range of budget measures...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
As the vote count at the UML general convention continues, 10 women candidates from Madhav Kumar Nepal panel and nine contestants from KP Oli have won the election to the Central Committee of the party.  We invite our users to read the full article...
Thursday, July 10, 2014
With support from UN Women’s Fund for Gender Equality, the Network of NGOs in Trinidad and Tobago is training women to be more effective in running for election. They seek to learn the rules, use the rules and change the system. Like a DJ, she...
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
Women in Zanzibar will have more courage to take part in future elections, should the BRIDGE training introduced in Zanzibar be effective. Speaking at the opening of the five-day BRIDGE training on 'Gender and Elections' to members of the Zanzibar...
Monday, July 07, 2014
The first round of presidential elections in Turkey is scheduled to take place on August 10 and the second round on August 24th. Abdullah GUL was the last president elected by members of the parliament or Grand National Assembly of Turkey. As...
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
South Carolina’s Senate is the nation’s least gender-diverse legislative chamber, with just 2 percent representation, according to data from theCenter for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University’s Eagleton Institute of Politics. Of the 45...
Twitter chat with Sonja Lokar Twitter chat on women's political participation in Slovenia
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Twitter Chat with iKNOW Politics expert Sonia Lokar on women’s political participation during the electoral process and elections taking place July 13 in Slovenia. #electionsSlovenia Host:  @iKNOW_Politics Guest:    Sonja Lokar @CEEGENDERNET Time: ...
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Twitter Chat with iKNOW Politics expert Sonia Lokar on women’s political participation during the electoral process and elections taking place July 13 in Slovenia. #electionsSlovenia Host:  @iKNOW_Politics Guest: Twitter name Sonia Lokar   @...
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
  Twitter Chat with iKNOW Politics expert Sonia Lokar on women’s political participation during the electoral process and elections taking place July 13 in Slovenia. #electionsSlovenia Host:  @iKNOW_Politics Guest: Twitter name Sonia Lokar   @...
Gloria Calliste, candidata a concejal para el gobierno local, caminando en su circunscripción en Trinidad y Tabago. Foto cortesía del T & T Guardian.
Thursday, June 26, 2014
With support from UN Women’s Fund for Gender Equality, the Network of NGOs in Trinidad and Tobago is training women to be more effective in running for election. They seek to learn the rules, use the rules and change the system. We invite you to...
Friday, June 06, 2014
These new training materials take best practices and approaches from NDI's work around the world and make them into a set of tools to increase the quality of training programs for women as voters, advocates, elections officials, political party...
Friday, May 23, 2014
The dissemination of posters featuring DAP’s Dyana Sofya Mohd Daud alongside a bikini-clad actress with whom she shares a striking facial resemblance has drawn outrage from several Malay residents in this usually placid town. The photograph of...
Friday, May 16, 2014
  For the occasion of the upcoming elections on 25 May 2014, the major women’s organisations in Belgium present their 10 communal requests The major feminist umbrella organisations– the European Women’s Lobby, Conseil des Femmes Francophones de...
Monday, April 28, 2014
No other group is as disengaged from elections as youth. Voter turnout in the United States trails that of other industrialized societies, and is particularly anemic among youth between the ages of 18 and 24. The under-representation of youth voters...
Monday, April 14, 2014
It's been an historic few days in Tonga - with the country's first Practice Parliament for women being held. The 32 participants have debated a motion to combat Youth Violence, a Youth Diversion Scheme and a Special Fund to assist the work of...
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
30 Years of Democracy: Riding the Wave? Women’s Political Participation in Latin America examines the progress made in women’s participation at all levels of public and party decision making, in the three decades since the start of the third wave...
Friday, January 31, 2014
A state of emergency, streets paralyzed with protesters, the fatal shooting of a leading pro-government activist and an election campaign teetering on chaos may not sound like the script from a rising Southeast Asian economic powerhouse. But for...
Monday, January 27, 2014
A controversial election in Thailand will proceed as scheduled Sunday despite threats of continued violence from antigovernment protesters and fear that the result will only deepen the country's eight-year political crisis. Thai election officials...

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