Peru Election 2006

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21 political parties signed pact to bridge gender gap in politics

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On July 4th, 2005, representatives from 21 political parties signed a pact in a ceremony that marked the 50th annivbersary of Peruvian women’s right to vote. The event was orhanized by the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Reform (IDEA), Asociacion Civil Transparencia, Manuela Ramos and Flora Tristan. Each signatory party agreed to include a gender perspecyive in its government program to be drawn up for the 2006 election campaign and to creat mechanisms within its party to guarantee equal opportunities and promote effective participatin of women.
Source: IDEA website

Written by Max

September 27th, 2005 at 8:05 am

Posted in Women and Politics

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