Gender Quotas Database



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  • Hanane Darhour & Drude Dahlrup: Sustainable representation of women through gender quotas: A decade's experience in Morocco. Women's Studies International Forum
  • Abdul Aziz, M. 2004. ‘Morocco Experience’, in Al-Mara al-Maghribiya wa al-Barlaman, Cairo: Alliance for Arab Women.
  • Hall, E.C. ‘Quotas and Transnational Networks Answering the Challenge of Moroccan Women’s Access to Political Space’, paper presented at the 960 Political Science Seminar, 2003.
  • Leicester, John. 2002. ‘Women to Take Seats in Morocco Government’, Associated Press. September 27.
  • Afrol News, 3 June 2001,
  • Charrad, M.M. 2001. States and Women’s Rights: The Making of Postcolonial Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco, Berkeley: University of California Press.
  • Inter-Parliamentary Union. ‘Women in Politics: Promising Developments in Eastern Europe and the Arab Countries’, Press Release no. 130, 1 March 2001.
  • Moroccan Parliament website,

Other Links

Inter-Parliamentary Union.

Inter-Parliamentary Union. “Women in Parliament in 2015: The year in review”:

Inter-Parliamentary Union. “Women in Parliament: 20 years in review”:

Inter-Parliamentary Union. “Women in Parliaments: World and Regional Averages”:

Inter-Parliamentary Union. “Women in Parliaments: World Classification ”:

Women's Environment and Development Organization,

Online Women in Politics,

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