IPS – Inter Press Service News Agency
December 15th, 2010
IPS Africa Director Paula Fray speaking on Women and Elections to Sudanese female politicians.

IPS Africa Director Paula Fray speaking on Women and Elections to Sudanese female politicians.

Inter Press Service (IPS) Africa hosted a delegation of members of the Sudanese Women Parliamentarians Caucus at the IPS headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa.

The women representatives were on a UNIFEM-supported capacity building tour. IPS regional director Paula Fray outlined the organisation’s Women in Politics programme which seeks to build the voice and visibility of women politicians on the continent.


Parliamentarians at work.

Apart from producing a range of training tools for women in politics, the UNIFEM-funded programme also trains gender trainers in the southern Africa region.

The training tools are available in English, French and Portuguese with a Reporting Elections Checklist also available in Arabic. For more information, visit the Africa From Polls to Polls site.

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