Disappointing Number of Women in Cabinet, Zimbabwe

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Disappointing Number of Women in Cabinet, Zimbabwe

Women make up 34% of the 8th Parliament of Zimbabwe, with 32% in the National Assembly and 48% of Senate. Although the quota for women in parliament led to the dramatic increase from 19% in 2008 to 34%, the number of women who actually won, fell from 34 to 26. The cabinet appointments were the country's last opportunity to bolster the numbers of women in power.

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