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Empowering Women, Strengthening Society


The International Foundation for Electoral Systems' (IFES) work around the world seeks to increase the participation, influence and representation of traditionally underrepresented groups in the political process.

Women continue to lack equal access, despite making up more than half of the world's population. This video shows women from every region of the globe sharing their thoughts on why it is important to strive for greater gender equality, and showcase the significant contributions women make when given a voice.