Five Reasons Hinder Women’s Participation in Politics

Women constitute a larger chunk in our society. However the history of struggle of women to stand on equal footings among their male counterparts is not very scintillating. From the suffrage movement of 1980s till today the struggle is continued in one or the other way. The developed countries have alleviated their status in a better way whereas the developing countries are still struggling. The incorporation of gender equality in its sustainable development goals by United Nations reflects the need to uplift the situation of women all around the globe. The commitment showed by the developing countries towards achieving this goal is commendable. However the subjects for which the strategies are being devised, laws are being enacted and actions are being taken, must also realize the importance of their voice and their inclusion in the system at par with their male counterparts.

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