20 Sep 2013

The Iraqi Kurdistan Region Parliament elections on September 21, 2013, will see residents of this region elect representatives to replace the members of parliament elected in 2009. The Iraqi Kurdistan Region Parliament is the governing body of Iraqi Kurdistan.

18 Sep 2013

It is critical that women have a voice in the decision making process while nations transition to peace – this has been mandated by United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security. When the needs of both men and women are heard, the resulting systems created for the transitional country will be more sustainable.

17 Sep 2013

On September 24, Guineans head to the polls to elect a new National Assembly. Previously scheduled for June 2007, this legislative election was postponed due to delays caused by a general strike and difficulties in establishing the Independent National Electoral Commission.

12 Sep 2013

A guiding principle of democracy is social and political inclusion. However, the full participation of women in public life is an ongoing issue in many countries, and Honduras is no exception, despite progress made in recent years.

3 Sep 2013

Maldivians will head to the polls in the second democratic presidential election in the nation's history on September 7, 2013.

14 Aug 2013

A society is only able to reach its full potential when women and men are fully engaged as equal partners in their families, workplaces and communities.

30 Jul 2013

Since its birth, South Sudan has taken progressive steps toward creating an inclusive government – attempting to achieve gender equality in all levels of government.

25 Jul 2013

The July 31 election in Zimbabwe will be the first nationwide poll under the country's new constitution, bringing a formal end to the Global Political Agreement established after the disputed 2008 election. International and domestic attention has focused on the nation's human rights situation, including its readiness to hold free and fair nationwide elections.

24 Jul 2013

On Sunday, Malian voters will cast ballots for President of the Republic, marking the first time citizens will elect a leader since the March 2012 coup d'état that overthrew the government.

19 Jul 2013

Cambodia is holding National Assembly elections on Sunday July 28, 2013.

In April and May, IFES commissioned a nationally-representative survey of 1,752 voting-age citizens and 10 focus groups in five provinces across Cambodia.

Survey findings indicate Cambodians are interested in the election process but report moderate levels of information on the process overall.

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