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Political Participation

The Jordanian Women: Political Participation and Decision Making
Published: 2010
Organization: American Near East Refugees Aid (ANERA)
Project: Empowering Women's Community Based Organizations in Jordan
Arabic

This curriculum addresses the role of women in political participation decision making in Jordan. It provides historical insights and obstacles for attaining a critical mass of women in high-ranking positions.


Training Course for Women Candidates for the 2010 Municipal Elections
Published: 2010
Organization: YWCA Lebanon
Project: Women and Municipalities: A Platform for Political Participation
Arabic

This document provides background information on the need for increased women's participation in Lebanon and on the basic principles of democracy and local governance. It also includes training modules covering public service, leadership, communication and campaigning.


Incentives and Risks Involved with Candidacy in Municipal Elections
Published: 2010
Organization: YWCA Lebanon
Project: Women and Municipalities: A Platform for Political Participation
Arabic

This presentation discusses the importance of being properly motivated to be a candidate. It stresses that a candidate should be more influenced by internal factors than external ones, such as money and fame. It is based on Abraham Maslow's theory of self-actualization.


Training Manual
Published: 2010
Organization: Society Voice Foundation
Project: Enhance Women's Leadership and Civic Democratic Participation: Campaining to Stop Honor Killings
Arabic

This manual focuses on the importance of political participation for youth and provides strategies for communication, combating corruption and organizing campaigns that are designed for young people.


Exercise for analyzing and studying the views influencing municipal elections
Published: 2010
Organization: YWCA Lebanon
Project: Women and Municipalities: A Platform for Political Participation
Arabic

This handout instructed students to create a visual representation of the important issues in an election, plan how to address them and organize resources.


"Democracy and Community Development Program"
Published: 2011

This manual aims to raise awareness of Yemeni citizens about the definition of a civil state - its principles, components and guarantees. Additionally, it reviews the role of youth and civil society organizations in establishing a modern civil state.


Yemeni National Forum for Human Rights (NFHR)
Published: 2011

This resource describes an inclusive democratization process in Yemen through increasing political awareness and empowerment of youth. The training guide presents a wide range of programs, exercises and workshops focusing on democratic principles. It includes five chapters: concepts of political empowerment and youth; political rights and duties; mechanisms of political empowerment; political empowerment skills; and the future of youth political empowerment.


The Citizen’s Guide to a Civilized State
Published: 2011
Organization: Tamkeen Development Foundation (TDF)
Arabic

This manual aims to raise awareness of Yemeni citizens about the definition of a civil state - its principles, components and guarantees. Additionally, it reviews the role of youth and civil society organizations in establishing a modern civil state.


The Political Empowerment of Youth in Yemen
Published: 2011
Organization: Yemeni National Forum for Human Rights (NFHR)
Project: Youth and Democracy Reform in Yemen
Arabic

This resource describes an inclusive democratization process in Yemen through increasing political awareness and empowerment of youth. The training guide presents a wide range of programs, exercises and workshops focusing on democratic principles. It includes five chapters: concepts of political empowerment and youth; political rights and duties; mechanisms of political empowerment; political empowerment skills; and the future of youth political empowerment.


Youth Political Awareness: The Yemeni Political System (Civic Values and Political Rights)
Published: 2014
Organization: Open Learning Center for Training & Consultation
Project: Youth Political Awareness
Arabic

This training manual for youth describes the Yemeni political system in detail, including the executive, legislative and judicial branches. It focuses on how parliament works, the system of local governance, including provincial local council and its committees, and also highlights the electoral system, voters' rights, sorting votes, campaigning, the five stages in an election and electoral appeals.


Political Participation
Published: 2016-12-01
Organization: Pal Think
Project: Towards Becoming an Entrepreneurial Society through Promoting Youth Entrepreneurship in Gaza
Arabic
This presentation highlights obstacles to women’s political participation, including media constraints, and provides suggestions to develop women’s role. It focuses on Palestinian political life and participation in decision-making and also more broadly on international charters and covenants, including: civil and political rights, elimination of racial discrimination, elimination of discrimination against women (CEDAW), and increasing women’s participation in peacekeeping and conflict resolution initiatives.

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