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Extend gender quotas to regional and national councils: Study

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WINDHOEK, 14 APR (NAMPA) There is a need for gender quotas to be extended to regional and national councils, research by the Afrobarometer has revealed.
Its survey report issued Thursday also said more than 70 per cent of respondents are of the view that all political parties should be mandated to ensure 50/50 representation of men and women in the National Assembly (NA).
About 59 per cent of the 1 200 respondents who took part in the survey say that having more women in the NA has made it mor ...

 

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