Category: Country Case Studies

Women’s Political Participation in Tunisia

Women’s Political Participation in Tunisia

Author: Nihel Ben Amar |

This policy brief discusses the role of Tunisian women in politics and public life, and provides recommendations for improving their status in the areas of political leadership and decision-making.

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Women and Conflict in Afghanistan

Women and Conflict in Afghanistan

Author: International Crisis Group |

This paper offers recommendations on how to protect women’s rights and sustain gains achieved for and by Afghan women.

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

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

Author: Lori Beaman, Esther Duflo, Rohini Pande, & Petia Topalova |

This paper uses data on the practice of mandated political representation for women in village governments in India to examine the implications of increased female representation for policy activism and children’s well-being.

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

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

Author: Elizabeth Powley |

This paper shows that, despite the constraints on their effectiveness and the enormity of the problems facing children and families in Rwanda, women in parliament have emerged as strong advocates for children and families.

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Women in Politics: Evidence of Legislative Change

Women in Politics- Evidence of Legislative Change

Author: Stephanie Froimovich, Sue-Ann Foster, Midori Nozaki, Nancy Leeds, Anna Keegan, & Neha Kaul Mehra |

The study takes into account trends in women’s election to national parliaments, trends in gender-targeted legislation, and factors that have facilitated or obstructed the passage of key gender-targeted bills.

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

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.

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

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

Author: Sanam Naraghi Anderlini

This paper analyzes the strategies South African women used to gain full participation in decision making & their contributions to the transformation of security policies and structures.

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

Author: Lori Beaman, Esther Duflo, Rohini Pande, & Petia Topalova

This paper uses data on the practice of mandated political representation for women in village governments in India to examine the implications of increased female representation for policy activism and children’s well-being.

Posted in Country Case Studies

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