n Local Government Bulletin - Electing women councillors : 50/50 representation?

Volume 7, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 1561-901X



With the upcoming local government election drawing closer, gender representation has become an issue once again. The use of a quota policy to address the problem of under-representation of women has been the subject of heated debate. This debate has brought to the fore the role of parties' policies on gender representation within the context of the current electoral system.

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