Resources

Happy International Women’s Day! Watch IWDN Secretariat’s New Documentary on the Backlash Against Women’s Rights Following the Arab Spring

To commemorate International Women’s Day, Women’s Learning Partnership, the International Women’s Democracy Network Secretariat, is pleased to hold today the online world premiere of Because Our Cause Is Just WLP’s new documentary on the backlash against women’s rights in the Middle East/North Africa region. CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE FILM Film runs 35 minutes   The […]

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Categories: Conflict & Transitions, Middle East & North Africa, Resources, Spotlight

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Accessing Justice: Models, Strategies and Best Practices on Women’s Empowerment (IDLO Publication)

Accessing Justice: Models, Strategies and Best Practices on Women’s Empowerment, a report by the International Development Law Organization, covers Accessing Justice In Diverse Legal Systems and Learning From Practice: Eight successful ways of empowering Women to access justice.

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Categories: Empowerment & Skills, Reports

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Empowering Women for Stronger Political Parties: A Good Practices Guide To Promote Women’s Political Participation (NDI and UNDP Publication)

Empowering Women for Stronger Political Parties: A Good Practices Guide To Promote Women’s Political Participation, a  National Democratic Institute and United Nations Development Programme’s report, covers Internal Party Organization, Creating an Organizational Foundation for Gender Equality; Pre-Electoral Period, Candidate Recruitment and Nomination Funding of Political Parties & Election Campaigns; Electoral Period, Campaigning and Electoral Preparation; and the […]

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Categories: Political Participation & Quotas, Reports, Spotlight

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IWDN Member Beth Davis Interviews Guatemalan Women’s Rights Activist on Women’s Empowerment

International Women’s Democracy Network member Beth Davis interviews Guatemalan women’s rights activist Mildre Yaxon, of Oxlajuj B’atz’, or Thirteen Threads, on challenges and opportunities to women’s empowerment in Guatemala. Guatemala is currently ranked the most violent country against women in Latin America and has one of the highest rates of violence against women in the world. In […]

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Categories: Americas, Empowerment & Skills, Interviews, Spotlight

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Women’s Political and Civic Participation in Nigeria: Opportunities and Challenges to the Full Realization of Democracy

By Mma Odi, Executive Director, BAOBAB for Women’s Human Rights, Nigeria An abbreviated version of this presentation was delivered during the fifth convening of the International Women’s Democracy Network during the World Movement for Democracy’s Seventh Assembly in Lima, Peru in October 2012. Background: The low level of political and civic participation of women in […]

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Categories: Africa, Political Participation & Quotas, Resources, Spotlight

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Campaign aims to issue national IDs for 2 million Egyptian women (thedailynewsegypt.com)

thedailynewsegypt.com reports: CAIRO: A national campaign to issue national IDs for 2 million Egyptian women kicked off in Qaliubiya, dubbed “Your National ID: Your Rights.” “Our objective is to issue IDs for women so they can practice their political rights and have access to a variety of services such as education, healthcare and other social […]

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