Tanzania: Women participation in polls ups amid challenges, IRI report says

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May 19, 2016

Tanzania: Women participation in polls ups amid challenges, IRI report says

Women participation in different aspects of elections is increasing in Tanzania, but candidates still have to contend with many challenges, the Tanzania National Elections Gender Assessment report says. The report by the International Republican Institute (IRI), notes, however, that while the percentage of women representation through affirmative action is picking up, many of the women are still reluctant to go for competitive elective posts. The IRI notes in the report that the 2015 General Election saw noteworthy developments in the women's participation in politics. For more details, read the report here

Source: AllAfrica Global Media

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International Republican Institute (IRI)
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