Quotas best way to elect more women

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Quotas best way to elect more women

Women's representation in parliaments is most likely to increase where there is some sort of system of quotas, an analysis of international elections held last year shows.

However, the US bucked the trend by recording an historic number of women elected without any kind of quotas, the study by the Inter-Parliamentary Union found, a result which was attributed to the large number of women candidates.

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Inter-Parliamentary Union