Editorial comment: more women need to come forward for polls

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July 7, 2023

Editorial comment: more women need to come forward for polls

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The progress of women in politics is moving forward, but very slowly with only 115 of the 637 candidates standing for the constituency seats in the National Assembly being women, according to the Women’s Institute for Leadership Development.

The percentage of women in Parliament will be far higher. There are the extra women elected on party lists in each province according to the proportion of votes their parties candidates won in the constituency elections.

Click here to read the full article published bt The Herald on the 7 of July 2023.

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