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In the financial year April 2020 to March 2021, WFD implemented 74 programmes to strengthen democracy across 43 countries. Our Annual Report and Accounts for the period was laid in Parliament on 21 July 2021. It shows how our work shone a light on the links between the pandemic response and democracy, supported the response [...]
This Gap Analysis examines a wide variety of laws and policies in Sri Lanka to demonstrate how LGBTIQ+ Sri Lankans are vulnerable to discrimination across several critical areas such as education, healthcare and housing.
A WFD report foound that women’s candidate selection and election success is supported by targeted training, networks that provide guidance and mentorship, and effective relationships with local parties.
This guide identifies challenges and entry-points to promote dialogue with everyone who has a stake in environmental governance, especially those who are most vulnerable.
Corruption is an aspect of poor governance which negatively affects a country’s economic development as well as the effective provision of public services in society. As the awareness of the detrimental effects of corruption on development has grown, strategies to fight it are now a priority in international development and policy circles. To date, however, [...]
This guide for parliamentary practice outlines an approach to assessing the implementation and the impact of climate and environmental legislation at national level.
New research from Westminster Foundation for Democracy sheds light on women’s motivations for getting into formal politics: many women emphasise a desire to make a positive difference to the world. What is more, their decisions to embark on a career in politics are also shaped by exposure to political issues, as well as their experiences. [...]