The proportion of women parliamentarians worldwide reached more than 25 per cent last year– a historic first but still far from gender parity.
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Journalist, author, and historian Anne Applebaum says that democracy is not like running water — something that we know will always be there.
The annual gap between losses and gains increased in 2020, and less than a quarter of the world’s population now live in free countries.
The UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders’ report predicts little improvement in the safety of human rights defenders.
The lack of access to sufficient funding from their parties and external networks is a major obstacle to women participation in politics.
Violence against women and girls is one of the most prevalent human rights violations but for female journalists the odds are much worse.
A new Center for American Progress report offers an all-out road map for how democracies can tackle the problem of kleptocracy.
According to new findings in psychology, by using nature’s scenes to induce a sense of awe we can reduce political polarization.
The Amazon is the world’s most important ecosystem. Among the different strategies adopted to save it human rights laws are crucial.
This virtual exhibition of ballot papers shows how ballot designs reflect and change with historical context.