In our second week guest-editing openDemocracy’s front page we explored how gender works as a lens for democratic progress,
“Domestic violence is a big issue in the Punjab, but there hasn’t been a law on it until now,” says Mrs Mumtaz Mughal, Resident Director of the Aurat Foundation. “So when women go to the police station they are told to go back to their home and accept the violence.” With over 9,000 reported cases […]
Anthony Smith, WFD CEO, blogs following his participation in a Foreign Office event marking International Day of Democracy.
WFD supported the Global Organisation of Parliamentarians Against Corruption (GOPAC) regional conference on the sustainable development goals in Jakarta last month.