Gabrielle Bardall, a democracy and elections specialist, is a research associate at the University of Ottawa’s Centre for International Policy Studies and a senior consultant with the International Foundation for Electoral Systems. All opinions are her own.

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Autocrats use feminism to undermine democracy

Fake news, disinformation, foreign influence in elections: We’re starting to understand the ways bad actors attack democracy in Canada and around the world. But autocrats and other enemies of democracy also use the trappings of gender …

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Promoting democracy at home and abroad

These are troubled times for democracy. The proliferation of semi-authoritarian states in the global South, the rise of right-wing populism in Europe and the United States, and the drawn-out conflicts in countries around the world …

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