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Women in Politics Webinar: Experiences from Green leaders

The Global Greens Women's Network held its first webinar with speakers from around the world on 16 April 2016:

  • Metiria Turei, New Zealand
  • Maria Wetterstrand, Sweden
  • Julia Duppre, Brazil
  • Robinah K. Nayunja, Uganda
  • Keli Yen - moderator

Several Women Missing from the Salt Area of Uttarakhand State in India: UKPP calls on the Government to Stop Human Trafficking

Dehradun, Uttarakhand, March 7, 2016

The Uttarakhand Parivartan Party or UKPP is going to hold a Candle March in the city of Dehradun (Ghantaghar--Gandhi Park--Ghantaghar) on the eve of the International Women’s Day to draw public-attention towards the increasing incidents of human trafficking and women’s exploitation in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand in India. 


Strengthening Political Participation of Women in Indonesia: Challenges and Opportunities

Indonesia Green Union conducts green political schools to educate women at the village, district, town and province levels so that they will be ready to participate in Indonesia's legislative elections in 2019.

Women's Network (GGWN)


The Global Greens Women’s Network (GGWN) supports the participation of Green women worldwide in democratic political processes, by focusing on: 

Gender equality and empowering women in the digital age

The European Commission has made the digital single market agenda one of its major priorities for the coming years. Many webpages have been filled, position papers written and press statements made about the enormous potential a digital single market holds for European citizens:  economic growth, innovation and competitiveness, free flow of online goods, just to name a few of the recurring buzzwords connected to the digital market strategy.


Women in North Africa and the Middle East

1. The Arab spring has become winter for the women of Tunisia, Morocco, Egypt, Libya and of the Middle East. Women’s struggle has been high-jacked as the other struggles for social justice and democracy in our region.

2. We, the Global Greens, meeting in Dakar in 2012, ask the governments of Northern Africa and of the Middle East to give women the right to participate fully in political life. 

3. We ask for equal rights and gender balance between men and women leaders of political parties.



Women in democracy

Catherine Greze speaks about women in democracy during the Global Greens Congress in Dakar, March 2012.

(Video made by Greens-EFA)




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