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Development Discourse: Entrenching the economic and political rights of women

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Development Discourse: Entrenching the economic and political rights of women

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Many advocates, gender activists, development agencies and civil society organisations have been making a strong case for the inclusion of women in high level politics and empowering them economically. A clear case is ongoing advocacy for political parties in Ghana to nominate women as the running mates of the former President John Dramani Mahama and Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia.

Many advocates, gender activists, development agencies and civil society organisations have been making a strong case for the inclusion of women in high level politics and empowering them economically. A clear case is ongoing advocacy for political parties in Ghana to nominate women as the running mates of the former President John Dramani Mahama and Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia.

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Every vote counts: How women are gaining bargaining power in politics

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Every vote counts: How women are gaining bargaining power in politics

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NEW DELHI: With more women participating in voting than ever before and even dominating political discourse within their households, they now find themselves at the forefront of various schemes and policies announced by political parties ahead of elections.

Aam Aadmi Party govt announced Mahila Samman Yojana in the budget, promising a monthly stipend of Rs 1,000 to women above 18 years of age, and proudly promotes their free travel in public buses.

NEW DELHI: With more women participating in voting than ever before and even dominating political discourse within their households, they now find themselves at the forefront of various schemes and policies announced by political parties ahead of elections.

Aam Aadmi Party govt announced Mahila Samman Yojana in the budget, promising a monthly stipend of Rs 1,000 to women above 18 years of age, and proudly promotes their free travel in public buses.

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Women, Peace and Security

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Women, Peace and Security

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NATO recognises the disproportionate impact that conflict has on women and girls, the vital roles women play in peace and security, and the importance of incorporating gender perspectives in all that the Alliance does. The Women, Peace and Security agenda was launched on 31 October 2000 with the adoption of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 and now includes nine additional Resolutions (1820, 1888, 1889, 1960, 2106, 2122, 2422, 2467 and 2493).

NATO recognises the disproportionate impact that conflict has on women and girls, the vital roles women play in peace and security, and the importance of incorporating gender perspectives in all that the Alliance does. The Women, Peace and Security agenda was launched on 31 October 2000 with the adoption of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 and now includes nine additional Resolutions (1820, 1888, 1889, 1960, 2106, 2122, 2422, 2467 and 2493).

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Launch of European Union WYDE Women Leadership initiative “Advancing Women’s and girls’ Political Participation and Decision Making"

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Launch of European Union WYDE Women Leadership initiative “Advancing Women’s and girls’ Political Participation and Decision Making"

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Welcome of Speakers and Participants by Moderator -Kristina Lachaga, Women's and girls' empowerment advocate/Recording Artist and Host, Big Pink Heart Music (5 minutes)

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Women’s active and equal participation in political leadership is indispensable to democracy

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Women’s active and equal participation in political leadership is indispensable to democracy

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A very moving and inspirational #IWD2024 conference was held today, Saturday, February 24, 2024, in Paris. The conference featured the NCRI President-elect Maryam Rajavi as the keynote speaker, and dozens of other influential women from around the world. Mrs.

A very moving and inspirational #IWD2024 conference was held today, Saturday, February 24, 2024, in Paris. The conference featured the NCRI President-elect Maryam Rajavi as the keynote speaker, and dozens of other influential women from around the world. Mrs.

Female leaders rise, challenge male-dominated politics globally

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February 29, 2024

Female leaders rise, challenge male-dominated politics globally

It's often said that adversity doesn't build character, it reveals it. Borrowing from Eleanor Roosevelt's iconic comparison, women, like tea bags, only show their strength when in hot water.

It's often said that adversity doesn't build character, it reveals it. Borrowing from Eleanor Roosevelt's iconic comparison, women, like tea bags, only show their strength when in hot water.