Gender issues

Women in Parliament in SADC 2002

Women's representation in the Lower House of Parliament in Southern African countries: TABLE · MAP

Women's representation quotas in Southern African countries

Gender balance statistics

Books, checklists and article abstracts

Research Reports and Articles

MATLOSA, K 2005, "Gender Equality within Parties and the Legislatures" IN Political Parties and Democratisation in the Southern African Development Community Region: The Weakest Link? [PDF], EISA Research Report 15, 39-44.

CHIRAMBO, K 2004, "Gender Dimentions" IN Impact of HIV/AIDS on Electoral Processes in Southern Africa [PDF], EISA Occasional Paper 20, 4-5.

HART, B 2002 Enhancing the Role of Women in Peace Negotiations and Related Decision-Making Processes in Southern Africa, EISA.

KETHUSEGILE-JURU, BM 2002, "Intra-Party Democracy and the Inclusion of Women" [PDF], IN Workshop: Electoral Perspectives and the Process of Democratization in DRC: Lessons from SADC, EISA.

Women in politics

Country pages on elections and gender:


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