Representation Isn't Enough

Written by Saskia Brechenmacher, Katherine Mann, Lauren Meadows 2 March 2021

“Simply counting the number of women in political office does not provide a full picture of women’s political power...doing so distorts perceptions of progress and reinforces the flawed assumption that simply increasing the number of women in high-level political positions is a silver bullet for women’s political empowerment” (Brechenmacher, Mann and Meadows, 2021).

Publisher: Foreign Policy

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Categories: Inequality, Tools of Democracy