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Women’s Political Representation and Affirmative Action in Ghana
The Nordic Africa Institute, Research Unit.ORCID iD: 0000-0001-6376-5498
2019 (English)Report (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

With only 13 per cent female representation in parliament, Ghana is lagging behind most other African states. A proposal for affirmative action is currently being debated. This policy note assesses the barriers to women’s political representation in Ghana, and gives recommendations on how the issue might be addressed.

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Uppsala: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, 2019. , p. 7
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NAI Policy Notes, ISSN 1654-6695 ; 2019/1
Keywords [en]
Ghana, Politics, Governance, Gender equality, Women’s participation, Affirmative action
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Gender Studies Political Science
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URN: urn:nbn:se:nai:diva-2256ISBN: 978-91-7106-842-2 (electronic)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:nai-2256DiVA, id: diva2:1284607
Available from: 2019-02-01 Created: 2019-02-01 Last updated: 2019-03-22Bibliographically approved

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