Women Representation in Political Decision Making: A Catalyst to achieving Gender Equality

It is globally acknowledged that ‘gender equality and women’s empowerment’ are at the core of achieving development objectives, fundamental for the realisation of human rights, and key to effective and sustainable development outcomes. However, on the contrary, despite their “proven abilities as...

Why is passing the Women’s Reservation Bill urgent?

 “Does it really require to have women’s reservation in the Parliament? Don’t you think efficient men will lose their opportunity to make the necessary impact?” A young woman political leader put this question to the delegation of women’s rights organisation (WRO) when they met her...

Why is passing the Women’s Reservation Bill urgent?

 “Does it really require to have reservations for women in the Parliament? Don’t you think efficient men will lose their opportunity to make the necessary impact?” A young woman political leader put this question to the delegation of women’s rights organisation (WRO) when they met her...