Southern and East Africa

International Republican Institute

CORE PARTNER OF THE D4D COALITION

IRI is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization committed to advancing freedom and democracy worldwide.

Since 1983, IRI has helped spread democracy by offering workshops on strengthening multi-party political systems, democratic governance, women’s empowerment, civil society, youth leadership and electoral processes.

IRI encourages democracy in places where it is absent, helps democracy become more effective where it is in danger, and shares best practices where democracy is flourishing.

International IDEA

CORE PARTNER OF THE D4D COALITION


Our Mission
We advance democracy worldwide, as a universal human aspiration and an enabler of sustainable development, through support to the building, strengthening and safeguarding of democratic political institutions and processes at all levels.

 

International Foundation of Electoral Systems

CORE PARTNER OF THE D4D COALITION

Together we build democracies that deliver for all.

As the global leader in democracy promotion, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) advances good governance and democratic rights by:

  • Providing technical assistance to election officials
  • Empowering the underrepresented to participate in the political process
  • Applying field-based research to improve the electoral cycle

Since 1987, IFES has worked in over 145 countries – from developing democracies, to mature democracies.

Tweets That Chill: Analyzing Online Violence Against Women in Politics

In the three case study countries (Colombia, Indonesia, Kenya), NDI’s Gender, Women, and Democracy team worked with women in politics, those in civic technology and women’s rights organizations to develop a way to examine the country specific challenges facing women as they engage in online political discourse. The outcomes of the case studies confirmed that across the three countries women engaging in politics online experienced similar types of violence including insults and hate speech, embarrassment and reputational risk, physical threats, and sexualized misrepresentation.

International IDEA

Core Partner of the D4D Coalition


Our Mission
We advance democracy worldwide, as a universal human aspiration and an enabler of sustainable development, through support to the building, strengthening and safeguarding of democratic political institutions and processes at all levels.

 

International Foundation of Electoral Systems

Core Partner of the D4D Coalition

Together we build democracies that deliver for all.

As the global leader in democracy promotion, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) advances good governance and democratic rights by:

  • Providing technical assistance to election officials
  • Empowering the underrepresented to participate in the political process
  • Applying field-based research to improve the electoral cycle

Since 1987, IFES has worked in over 145 countries – from developing democracies, to mature democracies.

Women's Empowerment Link

Established in 2007, the Women’s Empowerment Link (WEL) is a non-profit, non-partisan, non-governmental women rights organization. We invest in empowering women and girls to realize their full potential, worth and strength politically, socially and economically through advocating for their human and social justice rights.

Association of Media Women in Kenya

The Association of Media Women in Kenya (AMWIK) is a national media Association established in 1983 and registered under the Societies Act as a non-profit membership organization for women journalists and communicators. AMWIK membership comprises female employees of various media houses, public relations professionals, independent content producers, students of journalism and communication and employees of non-governmental organizations and other institutions who have a background study in communication.