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Drawing on IPU’s extensive experience, this toolkit should help parliaments evaluate how gender sensitive they are, assess their current practices and policies, identify possible areas for reform, plan for change, and establish mechanisms to monitor progress. Learn about the IPU's
This Issues Brief aims to clearly delineate the issues at stake by analysing the results of a first study specifically devoted to the subject of sexism, harassment and violence against women in parliament. It seeks to clarify what this phenomenon
Handbooks
The Human Rights Handbook for Parliamentarians is based on the conviction that parliaments and their members can play a key role in delivering concretely on human rights. It is a joint initiative of the IPU and the Office of the
This Handbook is the most recent outcome of many fruitful years of cooperation and partnership between the Inter-Parliamentary Union and the International Committee of the Red Cross. It is specially designed to familiarize parliamentarians with the general principles of the
Infographics
Summary of 2015 facts and figures on the participation of young people in politics.
This report, based on information from 128 counties, raises the alarm on the significant under-representation of young people in the world’s parliaments. It offers 10 recommendations for action by parliaments, political parties and other relevant groups to engage more youth
Parliaments are at the heart of the response to climate change. The brochure focuses on parliaments’ role in strengthening the international response. It also highlights four key action areas with practical recommendations on how to achieve delivery on reducing global
Parliamentarians play a key role in the effective implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1540. In the face of a growing and pervasive terrorist threat, which strikes unpredictably and indiscriminately, it is imperative to take the necessary measures to prevent
Infographics
IPU is at the forefront to support parliaments in their efforts to provide better health outcomes for all, especially the most marginalized. This infographic presents IPU action on health, identifies parliaments supported and highlights the results achieved at national, regional
The 2016 World e-Parliament Report identifies how parliaments are using information and communication technologies (ICT) to engage with citizens.
Child, early and forced marriage (CEFM) is a human rights violation that robs a girl of her childhood, puts her health and growth at risk, disrupts her education, limits her opportunities for empowerment and social development, and increases her risk
This handbook covers the issues, tools and policy responses to international migration.