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Nov
16
2017
News Article
On 19-20 October 2017, International IDEA, in collaboration with the Ministry of Women Affairs and Gender Issues in Haiti, held an important forum that gathered women´s organizations and political...
Oct
18
2017
News Article
The number of women in politics and decision-making spaces has been increasing very slowly in Peru. In 2016, the country began a major electoral reform process that International IDEA has been...
Oct
05
2017
News Article
On 2 October 2017, International IDEA celebrated a decade of work in Bolivia, satisfying the mission of supporting democratic processes and institutions. Its work focuses on four thematic areas:...
Aug
23
2017
News Article
The Superior Electoral Tribunal of Paraguay partners with International IDEA to organize workshops to explore the challenges and ways forward to enhance women’s political participation and promote...
Jul
24
2017
News Article
International IDEA provides support to the policy debate for addressing gender inequality and political violence against women in Bolivia, which has led to formulation of policies to address the...
Jun
27
2017
News Article
International IDEA's Latin America and Caribbean programme responds to requests from actors in Paraguay to build capacity through technical assistance, comparative applied knowledge resources and by...
Jun
13
2017
News Article
“We loved this way of training people! It is very different from what we are used to, very deep and useful”. This is what a participant expressed about the three oratory training sessions organized...
May
24
2017
News Article
International IDEA’s national office in Bolivia supports the process of plural and participatory dialogue for the reform of the Political Organization’s Law of the Plurinational State of Bolivia....
Mar
07
2017
News Article
Over the last two decades, important regulatory progress has been made in Latin America on the promotion of women’s political participation. 16 of the 18 Latin American countries have implemented...
Jan
31
2017
News Article
International IDEA and the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), with the support of the Swiss Confederation and USAID, organized two BRIDGE workshops in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on...
Mar
08
2016
Commentary
International IDEA is pleased to join the rest of the world in celebrating International Women's Day 2016.
Mar
08
2015
News Article
The elections of 12 October 2014, have reconfigured the conformation of the Bolivian parliament, in which women reached 51 per cent representation in the Legislative Assembly, placing the country in...
Mar
06
2015
News Article
Sixteen Latin American countries currently have a legal measure (parity or affirmative action) to try to increase the number of women nominated. However, the impact on women´s chances of getting...
Dec
02
2014
News Article
Chilean President Michelle Bachelet chaired the First Conference of Women Leaders from Chile and Peru on 17 - 18 November in Santiago, Chile. The event aimed to encourage women’s participation in the...
Sep
11
2014
Feature Story
Latin America has made considerable progress increasing political representation of women, but more active measures are needed to increase outcomes.
Mar
04
2014
Press Release
Progress and challenges for women politicians in the region
Mar
03
2014
News Article
Women account for over 52 per cent of the total population of Haiti and are very active in the economic and social sectors. Yet their political participation and representation in Parliament is very...