Peru Election 2006

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Women’s political representation in Peru

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According to a study by the International Institute for democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA), the levels of women´s political representation in Peru remain below the country´s 30% quota target, notwithstanding advances in the last decade:
– women account for 22% of Peruvian elected officials, with great variation between levels and positions;
– one of every six (18%) of Peru´s national legislators are women;
– less than 3% of Peru´s mayors are women.
– women make up 26% of municipal council members.
Women, Political Parties and Electoral Reform in Peru

Written by Max

September 27th, 2005 at 7:53 am

Posted in Women and Politics

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