Can media interventions reduce gender gaps in political participation after civil war ? evidence from a field experiment in rural Liberia

  title={Can media interventions reduce gender gaps in political participation after civil war ? evidence from a field experiment in rural Liberia},
  author={Eric Mvukiyehe},
Five weeks prior to the 2011 general election in Liberia, women in randomly selected villages were allocated radios and organized into groups to listen regularly to radio programs on the electoral process broadcast by the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL). The field experiment was designed to ascertain the direct effects of women's access to politically-relevant information through radio broadcasting on their political behaviors and attitudes in a post-war context. Results point to… Expand

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