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While the UK Climate Assembly is seen to have been a success by the select committees and a number of them have launched inquiries referencing CAUK’s recommendations, it has had an agenda-setting influence at best.
WFD’s new study, in collaboration with the Ghana Centre for Democratic Development (CDD), breaks down the various costs involved in seeking public office in Ghana.
Youth emigration could cost Serbia up to €1.2 billion per year and 4 out of 5 young Serbs think about emigrating. That’s according to new research which WFD and think tank the Institute for Development and Innovation have published.
Around the world, WFD is helping to make countries’ political systems more accountable. In an accountable political system, citizens can hold people with power responsible for their decisions, usually via parliament and civil society.
Conservatives WFD political party programme
Burma’s democratic transition was one of the most watched in the world in 2016. After over 50 years of military rule, the national parliament faces the challenge of delivering change in line with citizens’ expectations.
WFD and our partner organization Youth Educational Forum launched a series of online workshops titled “The New Everyday Life for Students” aiming to help students learn and stay well during the pandemic.
WFD is active in MENA working to strengthen inclusion of the views, perspectives, and concerns of youth in the work of parliaments. Our teams in Lebanon and Morocco are working with selected youth groups and the national parliaments to enhance their collaboration and promote the inclusion of youth in political processes.
With the inauguration of India's new parliament, a landmark bill was introduced to reserve one third of seats in Lok Sabha and state assemblies for women. This marks the revival of a bill that has faced 30 years of delay due to lack of political consensus.
Sex-based equality as a conflict and violence prevention strategy
WFD invited four women lawmakers to the UK this week, to share their experiences with UK MPs from all the major political parties and learn about different approaches to promoting gender diversity.
Demographic data is essential for effective, responsive and evidence-based legislation.
Localising Gender-Responsive Budgeting in Parliamentary Constituencies: Toolkit and 2021 Case Studies
This inaugural initiative served to build capacity in Malaysian legislators to develop a deeper understanding of gender mainstreaming and gender-responsive budgeting (GRB) through its application in a bottom-up approach within their constituency projects and programmes.
Call for consultant: Gender-sensitive political economy analysis on legislative scrutiny and barriers to women’s political leadership and participation in Laos
WFD is looking for a consultant(s) to collaborate with and develop gender-sensitive political economy analysis (PEA) on legislative scrutiny and the barriers to women’s political leadership and participation in Laos, particularly violence against women in politics.
Around the world, certain limitations to our freedoms in response to the COVID-19 pandemic have been accepted as necessary to uphold our collective and individual right to public health, not to mention our fundamental right to life. As a result of this COVID-19 pandemic, key human rights are at risk due to the enactment of emergency laws that are sometimes inconsistent with international human rights law and standards.