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Journal Article | Jan 2012
Quota policies securing the presence of marginalised groups in decision-making bodies have been adopted across sub-Saharan Africa. These policies are ...
Journal Article | Dec 2019
Following the adoption of the Senegalese Law on Parity and the subsequent influx of women to the National Assembly, we saw a strong gendered polarisation ...
News | 29 Jun 2012
Electoral gender quotas have changed the representation of women in politics. Africa is pioneering. Rwanda is currently the only country in the world with more women than men in the national parliament.
Operating in the shadow of the executive: Women's substantive representation in the Uganda Parliament
Doctoral Thesis | Nov 2013
Operating in the shadow of the executive: Women's substantive representation in the Uganda Parliame
The reversed contagion effect: Explaining the unevenness of women's representation across South African municipalities
Journal Article | Nov 2013
Do dominant parties comply with its gender quota rule when they face an increased electoral threat? Contrary to conventional wisdom, we question whether ...
Gender Quotas, Local Governance, ELections, Women's Representation, South Africa
Women and the remaking of politics in Southern Africa: Negotiating autonomy, incorporation and representation
Book | Jan 2004
African women have a long history of political involvement. Yet, the fervour with which they participated in anti-colonial struggles and supported national ...
Women, Politics, Women's role, Liberation, Africa: South Africa., Southern Africa
Project | Oct 2008 - Dec 2010
The projects' contribution will be to generate knowledge of one of the most crucial issues in Angolan local government and decentralisation debate: Are ...
Tribal representation & local land governance in India: A case study from the Khasi Hills of Meghalaya
CMI Working Paper | Apr 2017
In India, the Schedule Tribes have remained on the fringes of growth, but less so in the majority tribal areas of the North East. This has increased the ...
tribal areas, Sixth Schedule, rights of ownership, Meghalaya, Khasi Hills, Jaintia Hills, Shillong township, Mowtari Mowlang village, India
Project | Jan 2014 - Dec 2017
While the number of women holding parliamentary seats is slowly growing globally from 10% in 1995 to 17% in 2009, Africa is on the ‘fast track’ ...
Malawi, Zambia, Uganda, Sudan
Operating in the shadow of the executive - women's substantive representation in the Uganda Parliament
Event | 3 Oct 2013
Trial lecture 3 October, 15.15 p.m.: "Women's substantive representation in Africa's legislatures today: Do findings from Uganda apply elsewhere?" Defence 4 October, ...