UNIFEM's work in Africa focuses on providing support to women's leadership in post-conflict situations and peace negotiations and on transforming policy processes to eliminate women's poverty, violence against women and HIV/AIDS.
An increasing number of countries are introducing various types of gender quotas for public elections. Information on the use of electoral quotas; a joint project of International IDEA and Stockholm University.
Association of African Women for Research and Development (AAWORD)
A pan-African non-governmental organization based in Dakar, Senegal, which undertakes and supports research and training and advocacy with the intention of promoting the economic, political and social rights of African women.
The GRB is government planning, programming and budgeting that contributes to the advancement of gender equality and the fulfillment of women's rights. It entails identifying and reflecting needed interventions to address gender gaps in sector and local government policies, plans and budgets.
WIDE monitors and influences international economic and development policy and practice from a feminist perspective. The capacity building project enables members and partners to participate in debates on the global economy by enhancing their understanding of economic and trade issues.
Dimitra project - Gender, rural women and development
Highlights the role of women and men as producers, so that their respective interests are better taken into consideration and they can fully participate in the rural development of their communities and countries. The site offers news, publications and other resources.
Women in Informal Employment : Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO)
A global research-policy network that seeks to improve the status of the working poor, especially women, in the informal economy. Most activities fall under global markets, organization and representation, social protection, statistics or urban policies.
Centre for reproductive rights (CRR)
The Center is the world's only global legal advocacy organization dedicated to advancing women's reproductive health, self-determination, and dignity as basic human rights.
iKNOW Politics - International Knowledge Network of Women in Politics
Each regional pages from iKNOW Politics describe the background and status of women in politics across that geographic area as well as highlights resources, event updates and news pertaining to the specific region.