Legislative Quotas: Argentina, France, and Indonesia

Country Profile: Argentina Geographical location: South America Population: 41 million (July 2010) Majority religions: Roman Catholic 92% (less than 20% ...
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Party Quotas: Nordic Countries and the United Kingdom

Country Profile: Finland Geographical location: Northern Europe Population: 5 million (July 2010) Majority religions: Lutheran Church of Finland 82.5%; unspecified ...
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Gender Quotas and Political Representation

The feminist critique of democracy is therefore focused on the gap between what democracy theoretically advocates and the actual absence ...
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Electoral Systems and their Impact on Women’s Representation

In formal democracies, people elect representatives who best reflect their ideals and purport to defend their interests. A state’s electoral ...
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Introduction: Women and Representative Democracy

Arguably the most appealing aspect of representative democracy is that the interests of the majority are represented within the political ...
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