Politics: Women’s Insight

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Categories: Statebuilding
Sub-Categories: Democratization and Political Participation
Citation: Waring, Dr. Marilyn, et al. Politics: Women's Insight. Inter-Parliamentary Union, 2000.

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Executive Summary

Having for decades observed the many obstacles encountered by women the world over when it comes to taking part in politics on an equal footing with men, the IPU has tried with this survey to go a step further. From statistics and the comments of women politicians, it has sought to identify what change is attributable to the ever greater presence of women in politics and what their qualitative impact has been on political circles and processes and on society at large.