International


Post-Soviet States: Learning from Women Amid a Battle for Democracy and Gender Equality

Posted on News Coverage by , on March 28, 2022

Originally published in Ms. Magazine, 3/21/2022. Amid the war on Ukraine, Alisha Saxena and Kaycie Goral of RepresentWomen, a nonpartisan organization that advocates for more women in office, share research about representation in Post-Soviet States, and the intentional strategies in the region that have bolstered representation which are often overlooked or outright rejected in U.S. politics.


December 10 - 2021 Introducing RepresentWomen’s latest International Research on Women’s Representation in Arab States

Posted on Press Releases on December 14, 2021

RepresentWomen has released the latest installment in their international research series, “Women’s Representation: Global Practices & Systems Strategies” exploring what structural strategies are used to increase women’s representation in Arab states.


Global Practices & System Strategies

Posted on By The Numbers - Global on October 29, 2021

Starting in 2020, the RepresentWomen team has been drafting in-depth research on the status of women's representation in different parts of the world. In October 2021, the team released the first installment of this ongoing series, the Post-Soviet Brief. The second brief in this series, the Arab State Brief, was released December 2021. The latest edition to this series, the Latin America Brief, was launched in April 2022. Stay tuned for more releases in this series through 2022 and 2023. To learn more about our international research, please read our 2020 report, "Achieving Gender Parity: Systems Strategies Around the World." 

Other International Projects 


Latin America Brief

Shared April 2022

RepresentWomen's Latin America Brief reviews the history and impact of gender quotas and other systems-based reforms in Latin American countries. While many of the highest-ranking countries in the world for gender parity in parliament are based in Latin America, our research shows that each country's individual rate of success varies according to the design of these systems.

https://representwomen.app.box.com/embed/s/xxi2tbzfko7k8kvb84lo4w8by7sp8h1o?sortColumn=date&view=list8005500

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Arab State Brief

Shared December 2021

RepresentWomen's Arab State Brief reviews the extent to which women are represented in Arab countries, the history of Arab independence and revolutions - and their impact on women's rights and representation; and country-specific information that covers the history of systems reforms and their impact on women's political rights and representation in the region. 

https://representwomen.app.box.com/embed/s/2rt8ot8qo32nbv3k7bbembqwus1u5kr9?sortColumn=date&view=list8005500

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Post-Soviet Brief

Shared October 2021

RepresentWomen's Post-Soviet Brief covers how well women are represented in the executive, legislative, and judicial branches in 15 post-Soviet countries; the role of institutions, rules, and election systems in shaping outcomes for women in each country; and country-specific information that covers the role grassroots women's movements and civil society organizations in advancing the rights of women and girls in the region. 

https://representwomen.app.box.com/embed/s/rcsc4s8wgexh4zp93iks4pb81xpdu538?sortColumn=date&view=list8005500

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OCTOBER 28 - 2021 Introducing RepresentWomen’s Latest Series, “Women’s Representation: Global Practices & Systems Strategies”

Posted on Press Releases on October 28, 2021

Press Release: Introducing RepresentWomen’s Latest Series, “Women’s Representation: Global Practices & Systems Strategies”






Gender Quota Helps Women Win in Egypt

Posted on Blog by on January 26, 2021