Les Femmes au parlement: Au-delà du nombre

Saturday, January 1, 2005
International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance

covers the ground of women's access to the legislature in three steps: It looks into the obstacles women confront when entering Parliament – be they political, socio-economic or ideological and psychological. It presents solutions to overcome these obstacles, such as changing electoral systems and introducing quotas, and it details strategies for women to influence politics once they are elected to parliament, an institution which is traditionally male dominated.

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