Gender & Politics

Dr. Harini Amarasuriya, the NPP alliance contestant in national elections in Sri Lanka. Photo credit: jvpsrilanka.com

“Women in Sri Lanka Need to Change The Masculine, Toxic Political Space”: Dr. Harini Amarasuriya

Sri Lanka is all set to elect its ninth Parliament on 5 August 2020. According to officials, 7,452 candidates, 70 parties and 313 independent groups are …

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Caption: Women MLAs in the outgoing Delhi Vidhan Sabha. Clockwise: Alka Lamba, Parmila Tokas, Bandana Kumari, Bhavna Gaur, Rakhi Birla, Sarita Singh, (Image Courtesy: Deccan Herald)

Women Continue To Be Underrepresented in Delhi Assembly

Delhi Vidhan Sabha, the elected body of the National Capital Territory of Delhi, has a dismal representation of women. Only 9% of the elected MLAs in …

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Women MPs in the Lok Sabha. (From left to right) Remya Haridas (Kerala), Jothimani Sennimalai (Tamil Nadu), G.Madhavi (Andhra Pradesh) Photo credit: Annapurna Verma

Women MPs Ask Most Questions In The Inaugural Budget Session in Lok Sabha

96% of women Members of Parliament (MPs) participated in a debate and 62% of women asked questions from different ministries in the Lok Sabha-the lower house- …

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