497 results found for "Women's political leadership"
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.
Ukraine | Study | 06 August 2016
When political systems exclude women whose ideas and experiences we need to hear, WFD supports women’s political participation and leadership so they can influence decision-making and bring about positive change. WFD's project with the Moroccan House of Representatives: "Strengthening Women’s Essential Role in Political Decision-Making within the Moroccan Parliament through Individual and working Group Mandates" is supported by the Canadian Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI).
Morocco | 30 May 2022
This report from examines the extent to which legislatures protect the environment, by conducting a study of single-use plastic bans in 32 countries.
Study | 23 November 2022
WFD welcomes the report of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on violence against women in politics released on 5 October.
12 October 2018
As part of a three-year programme (2018–2021), Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) prepared a landmark survey – the first dedicated study in the country – on Violence Against Women in Politics in Bosnia and Herzegovina, which also explores gender-based pressures faced by women politicians.
Bosnia and Herzegovina | Study | 26 July 2019
21 November 2022
In collaboration with UN Women and the Women's Parliamentary Caucus of the Republic of Indonesia, WFD organised an event to mark the #16Days of activism against gender-based violence at the Indonesian Parliament complex in Jakarta (29/11) where representatives of all political parties in the parliament signed a declaration to condemn violence against women in politics, especially ahead of the upcoming 2024 elections.
Indonesia | 30 November 2022
To better understand the challenges of political parties in Albania for ensuring equal gender participation and representation at all levels, WFD Albania partnered with the Albanian Women’s Empowerment Network (AWEN) to monitor the 2021 elections. Please note this resource is in Albanian.
Albania | Report | 21 May 2021
We need systemic change to end violence against women in politics – the Summit for Democracies must recognise that
To end violence against women we need women in politics. That is why the upcoming Summit for Democracy must address both women’s political leadership and violence against women in politics.
09 December 2021
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 parliament, and the experiences of female politicians and activists who have agreed to be interviewed.
Study | 16 August 2018
Hungry for good news about politics? Here’s some: more women than ever before are participating in politics worldwide. It’s a global trend that signals positive outcomes for inclusive governance.
21 March 2021
This paper examines the extent to which parliamentary committees provide women in African parliaments with an avenue for influencing laws and policies in the health sector. It maps the inclusion of women in parliamentary committees across sub-Saharan Africa and presents a case study of Malawi, where in 2017 female legislators made use of parliamentary committees to influence a new law on HIV and AIDS – an issue of vital importance to women.
Report | 27 June 2019
General elections in Sierra Leone will be held mid-2023. However, there still exists deep gender imbalances in the country’s political context. From prejudices against women’s leadership to political and traditional barriers that continue to threaten women’s political participation and inclusion.
Sierra Leone | 01 February 2023
The Arab Women Parliamentarians’ Network for Equality or Ra’edat is working with the Scottish National Party through its WFD funded work to improve gender equality.
31 October 2018