Serbia: Majority of parliamentary parties against more women in Parliament

In spite of the EU request that the number of women is increased in all representatives bodies, in Serbian Parliament these days there is ongoing debate as to how the legal 30 percent of women in every caucus is cut to 25 percent.  That, however, seems not to be sufficient. Thus the DS and SPS have filed an amendment to the proposal Law on election of deputies which rejects the mechanism according to which a woman whose mandate expires is to be replaced by another woman.

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