Power, Leadership and Civic Space

Explore evidence on increasing diverse women’s access to leadership and expanding space for civil society.

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Women in the Public Service in Bougainville: Experiences and Perspectives

This research represents a collaboration between Dr Ceridwen Spark (RMIT University) and a team of young women researchers from Bougainville Women’s Federation.

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Our Voice Resources

A suite of resources for Our Voice, a Women’s Action for Voice and Empowerment (WAVE)  funded campaign, working to increase the representation and effective participation of women at local levels across Asia and the Pacific by 2020.

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Joint Our Voice Statement to the APEC Summit

Our Voice Partners have made a joint statement to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit calling for APEC leaders to recognise the importance of women’s full and effective participation in decision making.

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Review of Electoral Laws Submission – Our Voice PNG Partners

The Review of Electoral Laws Submission advocates for the introduction of Temporary Special Measures to increase women’s political representation at the local and national levels in Papua New Guinea.

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IWDA submission: The status of Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs)

The UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders requested IWDA’s input on the status of Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs).

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Victorian Women’s Leadership Pathways Research Brief

The Women’s Leadership Pathways research explores the experiences of emerging and aspiring women leaders in social, political and economic spheres.

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Myanmar Women Parliamentarians Mentoring Pilot Learning Review

Sustained mentoring is an effective strategy for increasing the influence of elected women leaders and the likelihood of their re-election.

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Speak Up Speak Out: GIRLS Leading Change in Fiji – Mid-term Review, July 2018

A mid-term review of ‘Speak Up, Speak Out: GIRLS Leading Change in Fiji’ was conducted by the International Women’s Development Agency (IWDA) in April 2018 during year 2 of the program.

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WAVE Women’s Political Leadership Strategy

Women have the right to influence decisions that affect their lives, but are drastically underrepresented in leadership at all levels of society. The Women’s Political Leadership Strategy shows how decisions around women’s political leadership are made within the WAVE program. The Strategy is based on international best practice and evidence, and learnings from IWDA and…

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Myanmar Women Parliamentarians Mentoring Pilot Program

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