Czech parties with few female candidates may lose subsidies

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Czech parties with few female candidates may lose subsidies

Political parties that have less than 30 percent female representation in their lists of candidates for the general and regional elections may get less money from the state per mandate gained, according to a draft amendment to the election law, which daily Právo writes about today.

The provision was initiated by Human Rights Minister Jiří Dienstbier (Social Democrats, ČSSD).

Právo writes that the ČSSD's government coalition partner, the ANO movement of Andrej Babis, and the rightist opposition and Communists (KSČM) do not like the bill, which the Interior Ministry has now sent to ministries and other institutions for comments.

We invite our users to read the full article published on July 25th 2014.

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