Progress, Difficulties and Challenges With Respect to Political and Electoral Participation by Women
To discuss issues related to the current situation of women’s participation in politics, family issues they face, as well as their roles, and the issue of confidence in their abilities and the right to act as political representatives of men and women
Women in Power: Challenges for the 21st Century
- To further develop women parliamentarians’ political skills from a gender and human rights perspective
The meeting agenda was developed based on the current scenario in the Americas and the status of women’s rights, under the following topics: Exercising Power: The Experience of a Woman Politician; The Current Situation of Women’s Rights in the Americas: A Critical Look at National Legislatures; and Women Politicians and the Media.
IN THE NEWS (original language)
Video: Interview with Linda Machuca of Ecuador, President of the Group of Women Parliamentarians (in Spanish)