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Mar
12
2021
News Article
Three local government mentors deployed in Rapti Rural Municipality, Deukhuri-3, Dang in Nepal interviewed a local female elected representative (ER) for International Women's Day 2021.  ● Would you...
Mar
11
2021
News Article
Polite, buoyant, and idealist: In many ways, Sol Arrúa comes across as a regular 21-year-old. However, as soon as we bring up the subjects of politics and leadership, which she is most passionate...
Mar
11
2021
News Article
Under the project “Working for a new era in protection of fundamental rights in Tunisia”, International IDEA organized a Moot Court Competition that centered around Article 49 of the Tunisian...
Mar
09
2021
News Article
Global achievements of gender equality and empowerment of women and girls were at the core of the High-Level Meeting of the United Nations General Assembly, Beijing 25+, held on 1 October 2020. 
Mar
09
2021
Commentary
Women’s active participation and decision-making in public life are crucial to their empowerment and equality, and it is through democracy and multilateral action that these goals can be fully...
Mar
08
2021
News Article
In a still patriarchal and macho society, Bolivia managed to establish political parity in national regulations, but that does not solve the difficulties that women must face in order to be present...
Mar
08
2021
Commentary
The 2021 International Women’s Day (IWD) commemoration is taking place in an unprecedented global context due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, which has resulted in a “new normal” in relation...
Mar
05
2021
News Article
Collaborating for women’s empowerment and inclusion: Senior experts and actors of change put heads together in a cross-sectoral dialogue #SheLeadsEU  
Mar
05
2021
News Article
Indira Oli is the vice-chair of Sanibheri Rural Municipality, West Rukum. Rukum is one of the places of origin of the decade-long civil war (1996-2006) in Nepal. As a student union representative,...
Mar
05
2021
News Article
The International Women’s Day is observed worldwide on Monday 8th March.
Mar
05
2021
News Article
The International Knowledge Network of Women in Politics (iKNOW Politics iknowpolitics.org) is a joint project of International IDEA, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), the United Nations...
Mar
05
2021
Commentary
Parliaments play a crucial role in advancing gender equality, and women in parliaments are known to be the “main drivers of change in terms of gender equality in parliament” (IPU). Representation of...
Mar
04
2021
News Article
It struck us to find out how (badly) women are treated on social media. As a pilot effort, International IDEA is working together with MEMO 98, a Slovak-based non-profit media-monitoring organisation...
Mar
01
2021
News Article
In the lead up to International Women's Day 2021, we are reminded that political representation of women remains low in most countries. Women represent only about 25 per cent of all elected...
Feb
25
2021
News Article
The design of a ballot paper is important. The ballot conveys the voter’s intentions and political choices: a good design presents clear and understandable options to voters and reduces the chances...
Feb
25
2021
Feature Story
There is considerable variation in how citizens cast their ballot around the world during ‘normal times’. The traditional vision of an election is that citizens vote at polling stations using a paper...
Feb
23
2021
News Article
International IDEA’s Board of Advisers had its first meeting of the year on 22 February 2021, welcoming seven new Board members. During the meeting, Ms Njeri Kabeberi was elected as the new Chair of...
Feb
09
2021
News Article
The Coherence Programme, a co-creation of Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration (MoFAGA), Department for International Development (DFID, now Foreign, Commonwealth and Development...
Feb
05
2021
Feature Story
At the start of the pandemic, many countries postponed elections. From June 2020, the trend shifted to holding elections. Thanks to information sharing and peer-to-peer exchanges, election...