Women and Politics in Chile

Authored by: Julieta Kirkwood

Categories: Statebuilding
Sub-Categories: Democratization and Political Participation, Political Transitions
Country: Chile
Region: Latin America and the Caribbean
Year: 1983
Citation: Kirkwood, Julieta. "Women and Politics in Chile." International Social Science Journal 34, no. 4 (1983): 625-637.

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Political parties in Chile of both the left and right have focused more on drawing women into their ideologies than on considering what political issues mean to women. A look at feminist thought shows how political life for women includes not only the traditional political arena but also domestic life.