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Constraints and current visions for election of women in Solomon Islands

@inproceedings{Teakeni2004ConstraintsAC,
  title={Constraints and current visions for election of women in Solomon Islands},
  author={Josephine Teakeni},
  year={2004}
}
  • Josephine Teakeni
  • Published 2004
  • Solomon Islands has among Pacific Islands countries one of the very lowest rates of women’s participation in parliament, at the same time as a woeful record of prestigeoriented male politicians who in many cases played a part in the ‘collapsed state’ saga in Solomon Islands. Election of women to parliament will be the single most important reform to counteract poor parliamentary performance. International women’s advisers have so far tended to conceive of the problem as one of building women’s… CONTINUE READING

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