Increasing the Proportion of Women in the National Parliament: Opportunities, Barriers and Challenges
Throughout Indonesia' history, women have made up only a small proportion of the national parliament. During the New Order period (1966�98), the proportion of women in parliament averaged about 9 per cent, peaking at just over 13 per cent in 1987. The first general election in the post Suharto period was declared free and fair, yet it produced a worrying result for those who had hoped that democracy would bring greater gender justice: the percentage of women elected to the national parliament...[Show more]
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|Book Title:||Problems of Democratisation in Indonesia: Elections, Institutions and Society|
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