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April 11, 2018
Following the Indonesian occupation, nearly half of the women in Timor-Leste were left widowed, forcing them to be the sole providers for their households. However, their work in food production and unpaid household work does not... Read More
March 13, 2015
As we reflect on the importance of International Women’s Day in 2015, it is important to consider the role that women play in the process of democratic nation-building across the world.  In the Middle East and North Africa, women activists in Egypt, Libya, Iraq and Saudi Arabia (to name a few... Read More
March 13, 2015
It’s 11:40 p.m. and it’s quiet for a moment in our Washington, D.C. hotel room, which my fellow Program Assistant Megan and I have dubbed the “command center.”  For the sake of WDN’s international Women’s Day Conference though, we have ceased to be Program Assistants and have become logistics... Read More
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Emma Daniels

Program Assistant, Women's Democracy Network
March 11, 2015
In honor of International Women’s Day, IRI Moldova would like to highlight some of the extraordinary women with whom it has worked over the years. Women’s advocacy and leadership has been a vital component of IRI’s political programming in Moldova during the past decade.  IRI believes that a... Read More
March 06, 2015
At IRI we believe that a full and robust democracy depends on the equal participation of women. When women participate as decision makers, the economic and social well-being of their country grows, and more inclusive governing and peace building processes take root. Yet, millions of women continue... Read More
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Morgan Martinez

Deputy Director, External Affairs