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Democratic Transitions and the Inclusion of Women—Perspectives from the Middle East/North Africa and Latin America

Although transitions may differ from one context to the next, compelling similarities can be drawn. For instance, co-opting transitions by conservative and anti-women religious groups appears to be a worldwide phenomenon, as we continue to see cases of compromising on women’s right for the sake of national security. We have learned that often, democracies do not adopt gender equality agendas on their own.

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IWDN Fifth General Assembly

The panel heard from Network members about achievements and challenges faced by women all over the world, including successful advocacy campaigns, quotas and political advances, attacks on reproductive health, the rise of fundamentalism, and the obstacles of illiteracy and lack of access to education.

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