Women, Political Parties and Electoral Systems in Latin America

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August 20, 2007

Women, Political Parties and Electoral Systems in Latin America

This case study from International IDEA analyses how political parties and electoral systems shape women’s opportunities to gain access to power in Latin America.It also compares the impact of quotas and electoral rules on women's political participation across the region.

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Author: 
Mala N. Htun
Publisher: 
International IDEA
Publication year: 
2006