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A workshop for women in politics have established a Coalition of Women in Politics (COWIP) to facilitate high level female participation in decision-making across the political divide.The Coalition...
Women in political leadership in the three northern regions have held a debate focusing on the programmes of their political parties, which seek to build inclusive government.   Read the complete...
A number of women’s groups on Wednesday undertook a one hour peaceful demonstration through the streets of Wa, the capital of the Upper West Region; to drum home the need for peace before, during and...

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A seminar, organized by IDEA, on women’s political empowerment held in Ghana in August brought together women members of parliament from 31 countries in Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, Europe,...
Website / Database Resource
This website provides links to a number of country reports that were written based on research and dialogue with political parties. These reports examine the internal functioning and structure of...

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The AMDMC Conference is organised biannually and takes place in a selected African country; presentations at the conference are made by distinguished scholars and individuals from Africa and the rest...
Case Study Resource
Corruption related to political party financing poses a great threat to democratic development worldwide.The study investigates party financing issues accross 22 countries.
The Foundation for Security and Development in Africa (FOSDA), on Thursday urged more women to contest the forthcoming district assemblies’ elections to enable them to participate actively in policy...

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Political parties in the country have been asked to ensure that at least 30 per cent of all elected positions at the districts, regional and national levels are occupied by women. The electorate have...

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Report / White Paper Resource
This report presents the findings of the second component of the African Political Party Finance Initiative, which aimed to increase awareness about the need for transparent and accountable party...
The wife of the Vice President Hajia Alima Ramatu says politics is not a reserved venture for men in Ghana and Africa, and has therefore urged her colleague women in the country especially those in...
Academic Paper / Article Resource
This article looks at three collaborative projects between international development organisations and district assemblies throughout Ghana to promote gender sensitivity and increase the...
Case Study Resource
This paper describes initiatives in Ghana to promote the participation of women in local governance and the role of European support. Local governance is interpreted as the active involvement of the...
Case Study Resource
This case study highlights some of the good practices emerging among Federation of Canadaian Municipalities (FCM) and its partner local government associations in improving women’s political...
Group and individual proponents advocating for increased participation of women in governance, have been urged to brace up for another round of advocacy, as the local government elections, approaches...

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Report / White Paper Resource
Since 2008, when the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) began working on gender and security sector transformation in West Africa, we have repeatedly been asked for...

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Editorial / Opinion Piece / Blog Post Resource
This article highlights opportunities and challenges for a greater participation of Ghanaian women in this year’s historic election. It describes how the government, political parties, civil society...
A former PDP Women Leader, Dr Kema Chikwe, on Friday in Abuja advised women to work hard to secure positions in the party as the special convention gets underway. She explained that the purpose for...
Following David Cameron’s cabinet reshuffle, the UK government has moved from having three women in the cabinet to five: and these two new members are working mothers, a presence not there before....

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection is calling on media organizations to empanel more women for political discussions. This is part of a campaign for increased women’s...