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Female Politicians and Society: East African Greens Federation Workshop Speech by Robinah K. Nanyunja

My name is Robinah K. Nanyunja, Iam the AGF Treasurer and a member of EPU. I am very pleased for your invitation to come and share my political experience with the valuable women of the EAGF. The road to the 2016 national elections in Uganda where I was a parliamentary candidate was full of learning and discovery within a very short period of time. I gathered knowledge and practical experiences that were unheard of in my life experiences.
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A discussion with the Polish Greens on abortion and women’s rights

The Greens are one of the main members of the “Ratujmy Kobiety” (rescue women) committee that gathered over 215,000 signatures for the liberalisation of the abortion law. When the Polish Parliament decided to proceed with the “Stop abortion” project and reject the liberalisation project “Ratujmy Kobiety”, black protests started in Poland. This was the first time in modern Polish history that hundreds of thousands of Poles protested on the streets to protect women’s rights. The Greens took part in the main protests and demonstrations. Right now they continue fighting for the liberalisation of an abortion law and are co-organising the second “Polish women on strike” protest (second black Monday). In this article, Małgorzata Tracz, the co-chair of the Green Party of Poland, shares her experience of Poland's "black protest" to defend women’s rights with us.
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Femmes en politique: expériences des leaders écologistes

Vous êtes invités au premier webinaire tenue en français du Réseau Mondial des Femmes écologistes (Global Greens Women's

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GGWN Webinar in French: Experiences of Female Leaders in Green Politics

You are invited to participate in the first French language webinar of the Global Greens Women's Network.

Date: Saturday, 24 September 2016

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Femmes en politique: expériences des leaders écologistes

Le premier webinaire tenue en français du Réseau Mondial des Femmes écologistes (Global Greens Women's Network) 24 Septembre 2016

  • Carmen Budilean, Canada
  • Marie Therese Merhej Seif, Lebanon
  • Catherine Grèze, France
  • Moderator - Evelyne Huytebroeck, Belgium

Sujet de discussion:  Chaque invité nous partage leurs expériences de:

Strengthening Asia Pacific Greens' Women in Politics

The APGF Women's Network encourages gender balanced representation and decision making, and works to accelerate the pace of change needed to see more women in positions of political leadership our region.
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Gender in Campaigning

By: Monika Vana. Published by the Green European Foundation

 

No doubt: gender plays a critical role in politics in general and for the Greens in particular. But why is gender important in Green Campaigns and what impact has gender on voting patterns?

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Women in politics - experiences from Green leaders

The Global Greens Women's Network held its first webinar on 16 April. If you missed hearing it live, listen to the presentations now.

Click here to listen, and the transcript is copied below.

Our wonderful speakers from around the world are:

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GGWN Webinar Summary - 16 April 2016

The Global Greens Women’s Network (GGWN) held its first Webinar on 16 April 2016, commemorating as well the same day in which the Global Greens adopted its Charter in 2001.  The GGWN invited a panel of Green Party leaders from each regional Federation of the Global Greens to speak about their experiences overcoming challenges and seizing opportunities in Green politics, and was attended by 30 participants from all Federations.

The panelists were:

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