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NDI launches White Paper on Gender, Urbanization and Democratic Governance >>
Calling All Women Parliamentarians!

EVENT: Money Matters: Female Parliamentarians and Domestic Financing for an Equal Post-2015 Agenda
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Asia

Afghanistan

Afghan President Nominates First Female Justice to Highest Court;>>

Afghanistan

Afghan Women Hold Historic Talks with the Taliban >>

India

10 Most Powerful Female Politicians of India >>

India

Empowering Women Through Electoral Process >>

Malaysia

Women MPs Decry Inaction on Bung Mokhtar's Sexist Remarks >>

Pakistan

Political Participation: 'Women Better at Handling Local Governments than Men' >>

Solomon Islands

Aspiring Women Leaders Told to do More in Solomon Islands >>

Solomon Islands

Fugui: Women Must Show Interest Themselves in Leadership and Politics >>

Sri Lanka

After the World's First Female Premier, Sri Lanka Struggles For Equality in Politics (Blog) >>

Sri Lanka

Women Clamour For More Representation In Parliament >>

Taiwan

Taiwan to Elect First Female President in 2016 Elections >>

Central and Eastern Europe

Kosovo

Dresses on Washing Lines Pay Tribute to Kosovo Survivors of Sexual Violence >>

Central and West Africa

Regional

Africa Sees a Boost in the Number of Women Legislators(Opinion) >>

Cameroon

Female Mayors Share Experiences in Brussels >>

Ghana

Father of 22-year-old MP Aspirant Speaks; My Daughter is Intelligent >>

Ghana

Three Women Win NPP Primaries in Northern Region >>

Liberia

Gender Minister Calls for Male 'Heforshe' Ambassador >>

Mauritania

Role Model for Africa's Women (Profile) >>

Nigeria

'How Household Tasks Count Against Female Politicians'(Interview) >>

Nigeria

'I See No Reason Why Women Should Be Behind In Politics' - Hon Tukur (Interview) >>

Nigeria

'More Women Should Be Encouraged To Run For Public Offices' (Interview) >>

Eurasia

Georgia

Advocacy Group Pushes for Bill on Parliament Quotas for Women >>

Turkey

Turkey Female MPs Elected in Record Numbers: Who Are They? >>

Turkey

Turkey Set For Parliament with Highest Woman Representation ever >>

Latin America and the Caribbean

Regional

Latin America's War on Gender Violence >>

Argentina

Can Argentina's President Make "Ni Una Menos" Her Legacy? (Blog) >>

Colombia

Colombia Approves Femicide Law to Tackle Violence Against Women >>

Bahamas

Twenty-Two Females Help Launch 'Women in Politics' Course >>

Bahamas

Heather Hunt Lined Up For Yamacraw Seat >>

Mexico

Former Mexican First Lady to Run for President >>

Middle East and North Africa

Egypt

A 'Parliament Beauty,' but can Egypt's Shahinaz al-Najjar Win? (Profile) >>

Israel

Israel's Parliament Appoints First Arab Woman To Leadership Position: Aida Touma-Sliman To Lead Knesset Women's Committee >>

United Arab Emirates

Boost for Women's Role in FNC Elections >>

Saudi Arabia

Candidates Gear Up for Municipal Election >>

Saudi Arabia

Eighty Women to Run for Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province Council >>

Southern and East Africa

Ethiopia

Just a Statistic? (Opinion) >>

Kenya

The Time Has Come to Unlock the Two-Thirds Gender Principle in Parliament (Opinion) >>

Mauritius

A Woman President for All Citizens (Opinion) >>

Rwanda

Rwandan Women Make Up Two-Thirds of Parliament's Seats >>

South Africa

Judge Candidates Announced - and They're All Women >>

Swaziland

We need More Women in Parliament - King >>

Tanzania

Lobby Urges More Women to Contest for Political Post >>

Tanzania

More Women Likely to Contest in October Elections >>

Tanzania

Tanzania's Former UN Top Female Official Vies for Presidency >>

Uganda

Janet's Last Term (Profile) >>

Uganda

Youth Demand Term Limits for Women MPs >>

Zambia

Women's Voices Crucial for Democracy >>

Global

USA

Clinton Says '08 Campaign Showed a Woman Can Be President (Video) >>

USA

Many Men Still Fear Women With Public Power (Blog) >>

Global

Meet The Nine Muslim Women Who Have Ruled Nations >>

Australia

Julia Gillard's Views on Sexism in Politics Are About Every Woman in Every Job (Blog) >>

Canada

Sharpe: It's a Harsh Life for Women in Politics (Opinion) >>

Germany

Angela Merkel is Finally Having Her Feminist Moment (and I'm Saying a Silent 'Hallelujah') (Opinion) >>

Spain

Barcelona Mayor-Elect Ada Colau Calls For More 'Feminised' Democracy >>

Spain

How a Pair of Game-Changing Mayors Could Transform Madrid and Barcelona >>

Sweden

Sweden's 'Feminist Foreign Policy' a Matter of Human Rights: Foreign Minister >>

UK

Alex Salmond Tells Female Tory Minister: 'Behave Yourself, Woman' >>

UK

Equality is a Human Right, so Women Need More Seats in Parliament! (Blog) >>

UK

Nicola Sturgeon, Star of Scottish Politics, Vows to Secure More Power (Profile) >>

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