Ukraine: women are underrepresented in politics

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Ukraine: women are underrepresented in politics

Ukrainian's women politicians occupy 8 percent of seats in Parliament (36 seats out of 450). According to Deputy Prime Minister Mykola Tomenko, changing the electoral system in country will lead to a reduction of female parliamentarians. The solution may be the optimization of  majority districts election procedure. This should double the chance of regional women candidates to enter the Parliament.

 

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