Daily Links - 19 October

19 October 2005
Creating a system of good governance in newly rebuilt countries, is also a chance to tackle gender equality and integrate women in institutions says the 13th part of the Toolkit (by IA and WWP).

“Argentina: Women take centre stage in election campaign”
(Marcela Valente, peacewomen.org, 14/10/05)
Women have become a significant political force in Argentina over the past 10 years. But gender equality is yet to be achieved points out Marcela Valente.


"Iraq's miracle constitution"
(Reza Aslan, latimes.com, 18/10/05)
Aslan argues that Iraq’s constitution is a remarkable experiment in Islamic democracy that guards against those who would curtail women’s rights.


From the archive: “A space of freedom: the World Women’s Forum” (America Vera-Zavala, opendemocracy.net, 29/01/04)
In 2004, Mumbai's World Social Forum gave greater space than ever before to women to express themselves. America Vera-Zavala tells us about it through the lens of her Indian experience.

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