This document analyzes the changes in Latin America and the relationship between democratic governance and the reform of gender inequality practices. It provides two sections that evaluate the concept of governance, and the reflection on the relationship between gender and institutions. It also emphasizes the work of the women’s movement to achieve the democratization of societies and the regulation of institutional frameworks based on gender parity. Read more
Saint Kitts and Nevis elects on national level a legislature. The National Assembly has 15 members. In the National Assembly, 3 members are nominated to the House to serve a 5-year term and 11 members are elected by popular vote to serve a 5-year term. Saint Kitts and Nevis has a two-party system, which means that there are two dominant political parties.In August, 1998 a referendum was held in which a 62% majority of Nevisians voted for secession from the federation with St. Kitts; however, a two-thirds majority was required in order to make the split a reality. Secession is provided for in... Read more
In an effort to promote female empowerment through politics, the Caribbean Institute for Women in Leadership (CIWIL) held a regional networking workshop. Held under the theme “Getting Women Comfortable with Power”, the workshop is a component of CIWIL’s and the OAS’ “Regional Network of Women in Politics” programme that originated in 2002 to promote the increased participation of women in regional politics.
To read the full article, please visit SKN Vibes News Website. Read more
Across the world, female political representation continues to be an issue.
Most recently, it’s become a significant issue in Jamaica, where the 51 Percent Coalition has been pushing for more women in Parliament (and in boardrooms) in the country.
So we decided to take a look at the Parliaments in the Caribbean that have the most female members.
We invite you to read the full article published January 16, 2014 Read more