2024 weekly election brief5 eisa1 transparent democratic governance in africa CategoriesNews and Views South Africa

Conflict Prevention, Gender and Elections: Deploying the Women’s Election Mechanism for Peace

The 2024 elections will be South Africa’s 7th National and Provincial elections marks the year that South Africa celebrates 30 years of democracy. While democracy as a set of social practices appear to be flourishing, the record on the performance of successive dominant party democratic governments with the African National Congress (ANC) at the helm, […]

2023 perspective series25 liberia eisa0 transparent democratic governance in africa CategoriesLiberia

Women’s Political Participation: Is Liberia Making Progress?

After many months of campaigning and overcoming financial and institutional challenges, for the successful candidates there is relief that the 10 October elections have concluded. Regrettably, for many women aspirants however, the results of the 2023 elections were not kind. At the voter registration stage, 1,237,257 women registered on the voters’ roll, slightly less than […]