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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gud disisons gud lidasip power cards

These power cards was developed by Live & Learn Environmental Education Solomon Islands to support community-based staff to facilitate workshops with target communities. The guide can also be used by local governments, Non-Government Organisations (NGOs), churches, Community-Based Organisations (CBOs) and individuals as part of formal or informal education to promote inclusive decision-making and leadership.

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gud disisons gud lidasip manual

This guide was developed by Live & Learn Environmental Education Solomon Islands to support community-based staff to facilitate workshops with target communities. The guide can also be used by local governments, Non-Government Organisations (NGOs), churches, Community-Based Organisations (CBOs) and individuals as part of formal or informal education to promote inclusive decision-making and leadership.

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Karen Young Women’s Leadership School (ANCP) – Executive Summary

This was a desk-based review of KWO and IWDA project documents.

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IWDA and the Global Goals: Driving Systemic Change

The global goals have enormous potential for transformative impact on the root causes of gender inequality but to achieve this we need governments to meet their existing global commitments to progressing women’s rights and gender equality. This is the purpose of IWDA’s work on the Global Goals.

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The Double Burden: the impact of economic empowerment initiatives on women’s workload.

In all countries, women and girls do the bulk of unpaid care work. On average, women spend twice as much time on household work as men and four times as much time on childcare. Women also work longer hours than men overall when both paid and unpaid work is taken into account. This brief draws…

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Campaigning as a woman

The 2015 Bougainville General Election was significant for women’s political participation in Bougainville. It was only the third election to be held in Bougainville, and represented the greatest number of women candidates ever to stand. Campaigning as a Woman focusses on the areas these candidates suggested as important for women to know in order to…

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Pacific Women’s Leadership Program (2012 – 2015): Overview of program achievements

This overview summarises the work and achievements of the Pacific Women’s Leadership Program (PWLP). IWDA’s PWLP program was a four-year, multi-country and multi-partner program in the Pacific. The aim of the PWLP was to build the capacity and confidence of individual women to participate in decision-making processes and assume positions of civil and political leadership.

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Bougainville Young Women’s Leadership Research Brief

The Bougainville Young Women’s Leadership Research is an initiative of Bougainville Women’s Federation in collaboration with its partner, International Women’s Development Agency, and with the support of the State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Program at the Australian National University. Supported by the Funding Leadership and Opportunities for Women Program of the Netherlands Government.

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Bougainville Young Women’s Leadership Research Report

The Bougainville Young Women’s Leadership Research is an initiative of Bougainville Women’s Federation in collaboration with its partner, International Women’s Development Agency, and with the support of the State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Program at the Australian National University. Supported by the Funding Leadership and Opportunities for Women Program of the Netherlands Government.

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Closing the Gender Gap: Gender in Australian NGOs

This research report seeks to fill a gap in the publicly available evidence regarding factors influencing gender integration in Australian NGOs, and to use this to shape recommendations about the development of gender capacity in the Australian NGO sector, with the aim of accelerating progress towards gender equality. It presents research undertaken between August 2010…

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