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Exclusion by Gender in the MENA Region

While no country has achieved absolute gender equality, there has been tremendous progress made in a variety of contexts. Unfortunately, change has not occurred universally around the world today. 

Exclusion – Have We Smashed the Patriarchy?

153 years – is what the World Economic Forum (WEF) estimates is needed to close the gender gap in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The coming blog post on “Exclusion” will look at exclusion by gender. 

V-Dem Dataset v9 released!

Scholars, policy makers and journalists from around the world are using data from the Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem) Project in order to understand the current challenges to democracy. Today, the V-Dem Institute has released an updated version of its award-winning dataset covering 202 countries from 1789 to 2018. 

What is Exclusion and How Does it Manifest in Societies?

New Data is Coming!

Internship at V-Dem 2019

Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem) Institute offers an internship programme for students. Internship gives opportunity to obtain practical experience in working within academia in an international environment. 

The Third Wave of Autocratization is Here

Press Release

New V-Dem Graphing Tools: Discover our brand new tools!

The V-Dem Institute is releasing four new tools, making it possible to create even more comprehensive and nuanced charts for both beginners and advanced users.

Measuring Academic Freedom in a Regional and Global Perspectives

A commentary for the Baltic Worlds by Vello Pettai, Professor of Comparative, Politics at the University of Tartu and Director of the V-Dem Regional Center for Eastern Europe and Russia.

Policy Dialogue Day 2019

”New Challenges to Democracy, Governance, and Peace”

This year’s Policy Dialogue Day is organized by the V-Dem (Varieties of Democracy) Institute, the QoG (Quality of Government) Institute, GLD-Gothenburg (Program for Governance and Local Development), UCPD (Uppsala Conflict Data Program) and ViEWS (a Political Violence Early-Warning System). 

Article Using V-Dem Data Won Prize for the Best Infographics

On December 4th, the ceremony of the 7th Annual Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards took place in New York.

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