Women’s Political Participation in Tunisia

Author: Nihel Ben Amar | The collapse of the authoritarian regime in Tunisia in 2011 has given women new opportunities to participate in political life and civil society activities. Women are…

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Women and Conflict in Afghanistan

Author: International Crisis Group | In light of Afghanistan’s security transition, Afghan women, including parliamentarians and rights activists, are concerned that the hard-won political, economic…

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Women Politicians, Gender Bias, and Policy-making in Rural India

Author: Lori Beaman, Esther Duflo, Rohini Pande, & Petia Topalova | Relative to their population share, women are underrepresented in political leadership positions throughout the world. This…

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Rwanda: The Impact of Women Legislators on Policy Outcomes Affecting Children and Families

Author: Elizabeth Powley | Less than ten years after genocide, Rwanda became first among all nations in terms of women’s political representation, with women holding 48.8% of seats in its lower house…

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Women in Politics: Evidence of Legislative Change

Author: Stephanie Froimovich, Sue-Ann Foster, Midori Nozaki, Nancy Leeds, Anna Keegan, & Neha Kaul Mehra | Across the globe, an increasing number of women are getting elected to national…

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Reclaiming the Progressive Past: Pakistani Women’s Struggle Against Violence and Extremism

Author: International Civil Society Action Network | This report highlights the impact of the prevailing security environment on Pakistani women, especially in conflict-stricken areas. It also…

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Negotiating the Transition to Democracy and Reforming the Security Sector: The Vital Contributions of South African Women

Author: Sanam Naraghi Anderlini | A decade after the end of apartheid rule, South Africa transformed the security sector by encouraging citizen participation and emphasizing human security and…

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Women Politicians, Gender Bias, and Policy-making in Rural India

Author: Lori Beaman, Esther Duflo, Rohini Pande, & Petia Topalova | Relative to their population share, women are underrepresented in political leadership positions throughout the world. This…

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