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Gender Quotas and Parliamentary Representation

Marguerite El-Helou

Abstract


Any reader of my first published research on the political participation of Lebanese women can easily detect my vehement opposition to the principle of gender quota and its implementation in Lebanon. As a newcomer to research on women’s political empowerment, I lacked in-depth knowledge of the intricacies of the obstacles that faced, and continue to face, Lebanese women who have political aspirations.


Keywords


gender quotas; parliament; politics

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DOI: 10.32380/alrj.v0i0.75

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