2008

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"The consolidated response from the International Knowledge Network of Women in Politics helped me to understand the operation of Women’s Wings in other countries and to formulate the Strategic Plan...
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"In the game of politics, everyone thinks that they’re the best. So if you’ve got a reason to be there, you have to keep on progressing." -Epsy Campbell iKNOW Politics: Welcome, Epsy, and thank you...

2007

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“Politics is hard work, and it often involves many hours, little rest, and a lot of time away from the family. But it also brings many rewards: helping others and contributing to improve the quality...
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"The easier we can make it for women and men to combine a career with family life, the easier it will be to get women to accept leadership, or also to be asked to take on leadership." – Nyamko Sabuni...
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“We need to acknowledge that the world is full of gender-based differences and that it takes active, informed and well-resourced policies to eliminate existing gender-based discrimination. It will...
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“There is always available information. But there is a great need for resources and generally they come when you are ahead. Any good and well thought-out campaign plan should include a number of...
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At the age of 25, Ms Hjelm-Wallén was elected to the Swedish parliament. Entering the cabinet five years later she was the youngest MP ever to become Minister. During her 20 years in the Swedish...
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 “All through the years I have fought to have women’s talents recognized and for women themselves to be interested in politics. We have through seminars encouraged women to participate actively in...
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Winnie Byanyima, Director of the UNDP Gender Team, Bureau for Development Policy, was elected three times to the Uganda legislature and was a founder of the Assembly’s women’s caucus. Before joining...
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"My advice to women is to have a sense of confidence that what you have to offer is worthwhile. You can make a difference. You have to make a difference. Then, having made up your mind that you have...

2006

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Ms. Anne-Marie Lizin is the first woman to preside over the Belgian Senate. Prior to taking up that position, she was a member of the European Parliament and a member of the Belgian Lower House....