Gender Quotas : A Path to Women ’ s Empowerment ?

@inproceedings{Clark2015GenderQ,
  title={Gender Quotas : A Path to Women ’ s Empowerment ?},
  author={Morgan M Clark},
  year={2015}
}
Gender equality is an idea that is enshrined in the Millennium Development Goals. In order to achieve gender equality, a significant amount of women’s empowerment must occur. Since women’s empowerment is a way out of poverty, many countries have been undertaking tasks to assist women’s ascent in society. One institution that has been established is gender quotas, which allocates seats for women in legislatures. This paper will explore how a country’s context can influence the effectiveness of… CONTINUE READING

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