497 results found for "Women's political leadership"
This paper draws on semi-structured interviews with serving and former members of parliament, as well as civil society practitioners to get their thoughts on the financial implications of running for office in Nigeria.
Report | 05 November 2016
WFD Nigeria, through its Inclusive and Accountable Politics (IAP) programme, is working to build the capabilities of young persons in politics.
Nigeria | 02 December 2019
The aim of this study, undertaken jointly by Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) and the Centre for Study and Research Action on Governance (CERAG), is to provide substantive data on the costs of parliamentary work in Senegal.
Report | 05 April 2017
For too long, corruption has been viewed as a secondary development issue. This is a mistake. Corruption is a security issue of the first degree. Dirty money and democracy don’t go together.
08 December 2021
Representatives from the UK parliamentary practitioner community met to consider the effectiveness of formally structured groups in parliaments and how they can achieve gender sensitive policy and legislation.
03 December 2015
Ending all forms of gender inequality in Uganda is not easy. By helping local leaders and civil society organisations bring women together through the country’s first ever Women’s Parliament, Westminster Foundation for Democracy is helping gather momentum behind the campaign for real change.
Uganda | 08 September 2015
Representatives from 13 Arab countries, the Tunisian Ministry for Women, Family and Childhood, and the Coalition of Women MPs from Arab Countries Combating Violence Against Women gathered in Tunis for a two-day summit on 16 and 17 November.
Between October 2016 and March 2017, Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD), in partnership with the Federation of Sri Lanka Local Government Association (FSLGA) organised five workshops targeted at potential cross-party women candidates.
Sri Lanka | 26 April 2017
The Africa Liberal Network (ALN) Women Empowerment Programme is an annual training scheme for women politicians from African liberal parties who are planning to stand for elected office.
16 December 2021
Youth is an essential part of every country's social and political future. However, there is often a need for more focus on what the youth's role in the social and political present. WFD researched the role young people had in the Montenegrin elections of 2020 and summarised our conclusions.
Montenegro | Report | 21 March 2021
Africa is full of young men and women with huge potential, eager to help build the continent’s future. The continent’s young leaders are inspiring, ambitious and passionate. However, many of them are denied any real political voice or influence. That’s why WFD is committed to supporting young people to engage in politics.
25 July 2017
This paper reviews existing research on political trust, explaining why it is important, what we know about it, and – perhaps most importantly – what we don’t. It argues that if practitioners are to foster greater levels of political trust, research into that phenomenon needs to become more innovative.
Report | 27 May 2020
WFD worked to ensure governance in Ukraine is inclusive of all groups through its Inclusive and Accountable Politics programme, as well as supporting the parliament to ensure effective legislation.
Ukraine | 11 August 2022
This study analysed the results of the 2020 local elections in Bosnia and Herzegovina from a gender equality angle and mapped the key trends in the representation of women in local governments.
Bosnia and Herzegovina | Study | 27 June 2021
Empowering women candidates to run successful campaigns ahead of the 2021 general elections in Uganda
WFD, through its inclusive and accountable politics programme, is working towards greater access and inclusion of women and marginalized groups in formal and informal political participation.
Uganda | 05 August 2020