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Regional Course for Africa: Political Empowerment of Women - May 9-26, 2016

Saturday, April 2, 2016

MASHAV – Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation with UN Women Eastern & Southern Africa Regional Office (ESARO) and Singapore Cooperation Programme (SCP) invite professionals to participate in theRegional Course for Africa: Political Empowerment of Women -  May 9-26, 2016. More

Women’s Situation Room to contribute to a peaceful electoral process in Uganda

Thursday, February 18, 2016

The official opening of the Uganda Women’s Situation Room was held on 15 February 2016 at the Sheraton Hotel in Kampala. The Women’s Situation Room is an early warning and rapid response mechanism against violence arising before, during and after elections. More

Progress of the World’s Women 2015-2016 launched in Nairobi

Monday, April 27, 2015

The report on Progress of the World’s Women 2015-2016 was launched in Nairobi on Monday, 27th April 2015. The chief guests for the event were Amb Sahle-Work Zewde, UN Under Secretary General and Director General of the United Nations Office in Nairobi (UNON) and Dr. Manu Chandaria, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Comcraft. More

Women elected to one-fifth of seats during Kenyan elections

Thursday, March 28, 2013

After Kenya’s recent national elections on 4 March, an unprecedented 87 of the 416 seats in the National Assembly and Senate will be held by women. As a new Constitutional requirement to ensure one-third representation, another 52 women will be nominated by 2015. More

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