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Mar
09
2022
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International IDEA has made women's participation one of its main axes in improving the inclusiveness of electoral processes in the Arab region. To combat inequitable attitudes towards women in the...
Mar
08
2022
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International IDEA works to reduce the gap between women's rights as affirmed in the legal texts in the different Arab countries and the low rates of women in decision-making positions.
Mar
08
2022
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In a region that has seen the greatest progress in political gender equality in the last two decades, Paraguay stands out, but for the wrong reasons: it has the third-lowest percentage of women in...
Mar
07
2022
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Political gender equality is a central pillar of democracy, as all people, independently of gender, should have an equal say in political representation and decision-making. In practice, democracies...
Mar
07
2022
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In most societies across all parts of the world, gender inequalities and discrimination against women remain deeply entrenched as societies are characterised by systems, processes and practices...
Mar
07
2022
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Electoral management bodies (EMBs) are responsible for ensuring a level playing field for political representation and meaningful participation across the entire electoral cycle. Yet, International...
Mar
07
2022
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Remember this web article? Entitled “Research report preview: How are Fiji's women politicians treated on social media?”, the article served as a teaser for the full Report. The Report along with its...
Mar
04
2022
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International IDEA’s recent report and video highlight that levelling the financial field for men and women candidates remains one of the pressing priorities to #BreakTheBias and promote gender...
Mar
04
2022
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After a quarter of a century of democratic experience that followed another 25 years of a revolutionary process that put women’s emancipation at the centre of the revolutionary discourse, women in...
Mar
04
2022
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The promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women must be at the heart of our effort to strengthen democracy worldwide. Through behaviorally informed interventions, we can help small...
Mar
04
2022
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On International Women’s Day, we recognize the key roles Filipino indigenous women play in their communities and beyond. With approximately 17 million Indigeneous Peoples (IP) living in the...
Mar
04
2022
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Enhancing Women's Political Participation in Africa (Women in Political Participation (WPP)) is a Pan-African gender project on the different facets of Women and Politics in Africa. Funded by Sida...
Mar
03
2022
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Women make up over half of Myanmar’s population, yet significant obstacles remain for women to be able to participate in political processes and to achieve equal representation in Myanmar’s state...
Mar
02
2022
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After months of anticipation, on 16 January the presidential election in Timor-Leste was called for 19 March 2022. Electors will choose between 16 candidates—four women and twelve men—running for the...
Mar
01
2022
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International IDEA’s Board of Advisers held its first meeting of the year on 24 February 2022. As part of this meeting, the Board welcomed five new Members and elected Mr Christian Leffler as the new...
Feb
28
2022
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The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA) made a statement during the 11th Emergency Special Session of the General Assembly, which was convened from 28 February – 2...
Feb
25
2022
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International IDEA, together with our funding partners and civil society organizations (CSOs), have been convening an annual National Forum on Women in Politics (NFWP) in Fiji since 2018. In advance...
Feb
14
2022
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In cooperation with the State Electoral Office of Estonia, International IDEA convened a group of European electoral management bodies on 15 December 2021, to discuss the cybersecurity aspects of...
Jan
24
2022
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A five-day workshop was held in October 2021 for 22 secretariat staff of the National Assembly (NA) and National Council (NC), the two parliamentary houses of Bhutan. The workshop aimed at...
Jan
14
2022
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International IDEA led the development of the Working Paper, "Mechanisms of Democracy and Fundamental Rights" as part of Club de Madrid's Global Commission on Democracy and Emergencies.