01 Jun A Matter of Interests: Gender and the Politics of Presence in Afghanistan’s Wolesi Jirga
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|Date of Publication||June 01, 2007|
|Available In||English | پشتو | دری|
More than one quarter of the 249 seats in Afghanistan’s National Assembly are reserved for women, but this creation of political space has not resulted in the substantive representation of their collective gender interests. This issues paper argues that the representation of women’s interests in the National Assembly remains minimal.