Category: Gender Quotas

The Increasing Effectiveness of National Gender Quotas, 1990 – 2010

The Increasing Effectiveness of National Gender Quotas, 1990 - 2010

Author: Pamela Paxton and Melanie M. Hughes |

In a cross-national study of 145 countries, this article examines how effective gender quotas are in creating positive change for women over time.

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Making Quotas Work: The Effect of Gender Quota Laws on the Election of Women

Making Quotas Work- The Effect of Gender Quota Laws on the Election of Women

Author: Leslie Schwindt-Bayer |

This article adds nuance to existing literature on the effectiveness of gender quotas.

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The Effect of Gender Quota Laws on the Election of Women: Lessons from Niger

The Effect of Gender Quota Laws on the Election of Women- Lessons from Niger

Author: Alice Kang |

This article examines the effect of a gender quota law on the election of women as well as the appointment of women to the cabinet in the Republic of Niger to better understand the realities of applying legal gender quotas in Africa.

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Sustainable Representation of Women Through Gender Quotas: A Decade’s Experience in Morocco

Sustainable Representation of Women Through Gender Quotas- A Decade’s Experience in Morocco

Author: Hanane Darhour & Drude Dahlerup |

This article surveys the adoption and implementation of gender quotas in the Moroccan parliamentary elections of 2002, 2007, and 2011.

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Gender Quotas and Democracy: Insights from Africa and Beyond

Gender Quotas and Democracy- Insights from Africa and Beyond

Author: Mona Lena Krook |

This paper presents new ways for fleshing out what quotas ultimately mean for women’s empowerment and democratic development in both Africa and beyond.

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