Latest activity

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Latest activity
Category
Location
Theme
Year
WFD, Uganda Women Parliamentary Association (UWOPA), and other women-focused Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) petitioned the Speaker of the Parliament of Uganda to fast track discussion of crucial gender-sensitive bills before Parliament.
21 October 2019
Group of women in a roundtable meeting
WFD supported the development of a free mobile app which improves the openness and transparency of the Sierra Leone Parliament. The app enables citizens to follow what the parliament is doing and get more involved in politics.
04 October 2019
A woman holding and looking at a phone
WFD Uganda has facilitated platforms for persons with disabilities (PWDs) to address the existing gap between their leaders and their constituents and amplified their voices in policy debate and formulation.
28 September 2019
People sited in a roundtable meeting with one facilitating while standing
WFD is implementing the East African Commonwealth Youth Leaders Initiative to promote the ratification of the African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance (ACDEG) and provide a platform for young leaders in East Africa to openly debate on critical issues related to youth and governance challenges.
21 September 2019
People sitting in a roundtable meeting
On 6-7 August, political party and community leaders from Ghana and 14 Commonwealth countries met in Ghana to discuss ways to tackle the under-representation of women in leadership positions.
12 August 2019
Women participants at the summit in a group shot
The 2018 - 2019 Annual Report and Accounts were laid before Parliament on 18 July 2019
18 July 2019
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The 2017 - 2018 Annual Report and Accounts were laid before Parliament on 19 July 2018
18 July 2019
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The 2017 - 2018 Annual Report and Accounts were laid before Parliament on 19 July 2017
18 July 2019
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Ordered by the House of Commons to be printed on 18 July 2016
18 July 2019
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Ordered by the House of Commons to be printed on 21 July 2015
18 July 2019
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WFD's annual reports and accounts from 1994 to 2014
18 July 2019
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Young people in East Africa are severely underrepresented in politics. In July 2019, David Momanyi, an experienced youth activist, visited the UK Houses of Parliament to share his experience campaigning for more representative governance in Kenya.
08 July 2019
two ladies and three men posing by a banner
Following the end of President Yahya Jammeh’s undemocratic rule in The Gambia in 2016, citizens are increasingly supportive of efforts to make Gambian democracy more resilient, inclusive and accountable.
Tina Fahm, WFD Associate, Commissioner at the Independent Commission for Aid Impact and an LSE Lay Governor, explains how WFD’s Commonwealth Partnership for Democracy is helping citizens participate in mainstream politics and have their voices heard.
24 June 2019
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As election day in Indonesia comes to an end, will the appointment of over 20,000 new legislators make its parliament more open and transparent?
17 April 2019
People smiling at camera
The declamatory pursuit of gender equality in Bosnia and Herzegovina's constitution and legal system is evident, yet the inequality between men and women persists in all spheres of society. Women are under-represented in political life, particularly in high-ranking positions and elected offices.
05 April 2019
two women sitting next to each other, smiling and speaking