Jennifer M. Piscopo

Publications for Governments, International Organizations, or Think Tanks

“From Making Commitments to Realizing Change: Local and Regional Governments’ Progress on Gender Equality.” United Cities and Local Governments, Report to the High Level Policy Forum on the Localization of SDG 5. 2022.  (Also incorporated into “Towards the Localization of the SDGs: Local and Regional Governments Breaking Through for a Sustainable and Just Recovery,” UCLG’s report to the 2022 High Level Policy Forum at the United Nations.)

“Effective, Decisive, and Inclusive: Women’s Leadership in COVID-19 Response and Recovery” (co-authored with Malliga Och). UN Women. Working Paper, 2021.

“Pathways to Advancing Feminist Policies in a Challenging Political Context: Building Back Better from COVID-19.” UN Women. Policy Brief for series “Feminist Ideas in a Post-COVID World.”

“Constitutional Convention: New Faces or the Same as Always?” (co-authored with Peter Siavelis). Prepared for CIPER Chile, February 2021. [Spanish] [English]

“The Impact of Women’s Leadership in Public Life and Political Decision-making.” Prepared for UN Women’s Expert Group Meeting for the 65th Session of the Committee on the Status of Women, October 2020.

“Women in Politics in Latin America.” In Women, Policy, and Political Leadership. Singapore: UN Women and the Konrad Adenaeur Foundation, 2020.

“Women in Politics and Policy in Latin American and the Caribbean” (co-authored with Mala Htun). Updated version. New York: Social Science Research Council, January 2014. [PDF]

“Promoting Women’s Right to Be Elected: Twenty Five Years of Quotas in Latin America” (co-authored with Magda Hinojosa). In Gender Quotas: Comparative Perspectives, ed. José Alejandro Luna Ramos. Mexico City, Mexico: Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judicial Power, September 2013. [PDF in English]

Presentations to Governments or Think Tanks

“Think Tank of Political Violence against Women” for Atenea (initiative of UN Women, UNDP, and IDEA). Panama City, Panama. February 22, 2019. [Audio & video in Spanish]

Constitutional Reforms, Quotas, and Women’s Representation in Mexico.” At the International Symposium for Constitutional Reforms, Women’s Representation, and the Dynamics of Gender Politics. Seoul: South Korea: The National Assembly, March 6, 2018.

“State Capacity, Criminal Justice, and Political Rights: Rethinking Violence against Women in Politics.” As part of Violence against Women in Politics in Latin America: Diagnostics, Dialogues, and Strategies. Mexico City: National Autonomous University of Mexico and the Electoral Tribunal of the Federal District of Mexico City, November 2015.

“Gaining Power: Female MPs and Parliament as a Gendered Workplace.” United Nations Development Program, New York, July 2015.

“Gender Quotas in Mexico and Latin America.” As part of Gender Quotas: Comparative Perspectives. Mexico City, Mexico: Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judicial Power, March 2014.

 “The View from Latin America: Have Quotas Made a Difference?”  As part of Gender Quotas at the Global Level: Beyond Parity Governance? Florence, Italy: The Global Governance Program at the European University Institute, November 2013.

“Best Practices in the Protection of Women’s Political Rights.” As part of the 60th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage in Mexico. Mexico City, Mexico: Federal Electoral Institute, September 2013.  Transcript available in English or Spanish upon request, or watch the presentation (in Spanish, starting at 18:30).