Proceedings Report of the “Gender and Electoral Reform: Making A Difference” Conference in Malaysia

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July 6, 2017

Proceedings Report of the “Gender and Electoral Reform: Making A Difference” Conference in Malaysia

The National Conference on “Gender and Electoral Reform: Making A Difference” in Malaysia was envisioned to look at current debates and obstacles as well as innovative strategies and alternative models in women’s representation in the Malaysian electoral process. This Conference introduced a panel of scholars and specialists to share their experiences and expertise, leading the discourse into the Malaysian context in hope of facilitating electoral reform together for a higher representation of women in politics.

This report covers the conference background and then explores the following areas: current debates, alternative models, the Malaysian context, experiences of politicians, barriers and strategies, and finally the conference recommendations.

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2016
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