The Growth of Female representation in Africa’s political space

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Sonke Gender Justice and SAIIA researchers Matebe Chisiza and Yarik Turianskyi explore how Rwanda has managed to be the world’s leading example in terms of female representation in politics.

Based on recent SAIIA study ‘Lessons From Rwanda: Female Political Representation and Women’s Rights’, Rwanda is the only country with a female majority in Parliament, however, why is it so important to have female representation in Parliament and how did Rwanda get it right. Listen to SAIIA’s Matebe Chisiza and Yarik Turianskyi provide analysis on the issue on Sonke Gender Justice’s – AfricaGender Indaba podcast series.

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31 May 2017

Country
Rwanda
SAIIA Programme
African Governance and Diplomacy
Tags
Parliament