Katarina O'Regan
Katarina O'Regan
Former Gender, Women and Democracy Project Assistant
Washington, DC

Katarina O'Regan is a former program assistant of NDI's Gender, Women and Democracy team and is currently a graduate student at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.

Shining a Light on Violence Against Women Within Political Parties

Sandra Pepera, NDI director for gender, women and democracy, presenting on Violence Against Women in Political Parties in Honduras

While research indicates that there has been progress regarding women in politics and female candidates – the international average of women in parliaments nearly doubled from 1995 to 2015 – significant barriers to women’s engagement in politics, and within parties more specifically, remain. Violence against women is one of the highest barriers.

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