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  • Sancharika Samuha Nepal. 2002. ‘Women in Power and Decision-Making.’ Mahila Web.
  • Bunagan, Katrine, Melanie Reyes, and Maria Dashell Yancha. 2000. ‘The Quota System: Women's Boon or Bane?’ Women Around the World. 1, no. 3.
  • Karam, Azza. 1998. Women in Parliament: Beyond Numbers. Stockholm: IDEA.
  • Inter-Parliamentary Union. 1997a. Men and Women in Politics: Democracy Still in the Making, A World Comparative Study. Geneva: Inter-Parliamentary Union.
  • Nepal Electoral Commission,
  • Nepal 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,

Note: The sources and additional reading indicated above are mostly only available in English. We welcome recommendations of additional sources in other languages.



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