Indian Experience of Women’s Quota in Local Government: Implications for Future Strategies

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August 28, 2008

Indian Experience of Women’s Quota in Local Government: Implications for Future Strategies

This paper highlights Indian experiences with introducing and using gender quotas in politics at local and national levels. It also describes different types of potential candidates and the impact of various players, such as media and women's organizations, on women's political participation.

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Author: 
Medha Nanivadekar
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UN
Publication year: 
2005