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Feminist News


September-07-95

Feminist Majority Joins Call For Strong Women In Political Decision-Making Platform Language

A second provision urges the review of the "differential impact of electoral systems on the political representation of women in elected bodies" and asks governments to consider the adjustment or reform of systems to enhance women's representation.

Other organizations working for the adoption of strong language on women in political-decision-making include International Alliance of Women, International Federation of Women Lawyers, Liberal International, European Network of Police Women, International Association of Business and Professional Women, The Education Centre for Women in Democracy in Kenya, Australian Federation of Business and Professional Women, The Expertise Cenre for Women in Enterprise, Chatisgarh Mahila Jagriti/India, Sanchetana/India, Dilara Choudhury/Bangladesh, and International Council of Women.

Media Resources: Jennifer Jackman, FMF