This paper considers the myriad ways in which this behaviour affects the participation and experiences of women in political life in the United Kingdom. It gives a brief overview of VAW in the general UK population, before moving on to discuss the prominence of women in UK political life, the role of political parties and [...]
This study assess the prevalence of violence and discrimination against women politicians in Ukraine, as well as the attitude of women politicians towards the incidence of violence and discrimination against women politicians and how it influences them.
This paper provides a global perspective from the eight countries to contextualise the discussions to be held on 19-20 March 2018 in London – when legislators, activists and experts from over 20 countries gather for a two-day summit on VAWP – and concludes with recommendations for what political parties and parliaments can do to stop [...]
The findings, experiences and recommendations from the the Women MPs of the World conference have been collated into this report and is respectfully submitted for consideration by the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women, Its Causes and Consequences for her special report on violence against women in politics.