Gender Equality in Elected Office: A Six-Step Action Plan

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September 13, 2011

Gender Equality in Elected Office: A Six-Step Action Plan

The cases presented in this report clearly demonstrate that, where there is a genuine commitment to gender equality, concrete steps can be extremely eff ective in bringing more women into elected offi ce. The Six-Step Action Plan described in this report suggests multiple policy mechanisms to fast-track gender equality. No single approach works in every context, but national stakeholders can select the initiatives most appropriate in each case.

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