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All Posts Tagged With: "gender"

Ladies First: Map: Global Gender Balance

Rwanda has the highest percentage of women elected to a house of parliament. But how does the rest of the world stack up? Use this map to view statistics about the first and last place finishers within each region.

Jul 22nd, 2008 | Comments

Ladies First: Essay: Achieving Political Gender Balance

Ten years after a horrifying spiral into genocide, Rwanda is, in some ways, a model of feminist opportunity. Its new constitution mandates that women hold at least 30 percent of all positions in government and other decision-making positions.

Jul 22nd, 2008 | Comments

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