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What’s the secret to attracting more women into politics? Give them more resources

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February 9, 2024

What’s the secret to attracting more women into politics? Give them more resources

With Victorian council elections to be held in October, the state government’s target of reaching 50-50 gender representation at the local level is under threat.

With Victorian council elections to be held in October, the state government’s target of reaching 50-50 gender representation at the local level is under threat.

Balancing the ballot: going beyond the 2018 gender parity law to encourage women's political participation in Japan

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December 11, 2023

Balancing the ballot: going beyond the 2018 gender parity law to encourage women's political participation in Japan

Abstract: While the passage of the 2018 Gender Parity Law was a step in the right direction, progress on women’s political empowerment in Japan has been slow.

Abstract: While the passage of the 2018 Gender Parity Law was a step in the right direction, progress on women’s political empowerment in Japan has been slow.

Women grab back: exclusion, policy threat, and women’s political ambition

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November 30, 2023

Women grab back: exclusion, policy threat, and women’s political ambition

Previous work suggests that observing women officeholders increases women’s political ambition.

Previous work suggests that observing women officeholders increases women’s political ambition.

Voters prefer decisions made by panels balanced between men and women

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November 22, 2023

Voters prefer decisions made by panels balanced between men and women

Men still dominate political decision-making in the United Kingdom.

Men still dominate political decision-making in the United Kingdom.

Beyond the numbers on women’s representation: recognition of women’s leadership in global governance

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October 30, 2023

Beyond the numbers on women’s representation: recognition of women’s leadership in global governance

To what extent has the glass ceiling in global governance been shattered?

To what extent has the glass ceiling in global governance been shattered?

A man’s world? The policy representation of women and men in a comparative perspective

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October 30, 2023

A man’s world? The policy representation of women and men in a comparative perspective

Are the preferences of women and men unequally represented in public policies?

Are the preferences of women and men unequally represented in public policies?

Increasing women’s representation in Pacific politics: ‘give it time’ is not the answer

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October 18, 2023

Increasing women’s representation in Pacific politics: ‘give it time’ is not the answer

Independent states in the Pacific region have the lowest levels of women’s political representation in the world.

Independent states in the Pacific region have the lowest levels of women’s political representation in the world.