Gender Quotas Database

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A joint project of International IDEA, Inter-Parliamentary Union and Stockholm University, the Global Database of Quotas for Women provides worldwide information on quota provisions for women in parliament.


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Gender Quotas Around the World

Countries indicated as having legislated candidate quotas or reserved seats might also have political party quotas.

Women still constitute only 23% of the members of parliaments around the world. In what way can quotas contribute to the political empowerment of women?


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