Gender Quotas Database



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  • Senegalese Parliament website,
  • Aissata De Diop. 2002  ‘Les quotas en Africa francophone : Des débuts modestes’, in International IDEA. Les Femmes au parlement : Au-Delà du Nombre (Women in Parliament: Beyond Numbers), International IDEA, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Diop, A.S. 2001. ‘Senegalese Women Want To Be Elected Not Electors’, Panafrican News Agency (PANA), newswire 12 February.
  • Diaw, A.K. et al. 1999. Campagnes législative de 1998: Démocratie où-es-tu? Dakar: Conseil Sénégalais des femmes (Senegalese Women’s Council) (COSEF).
  • Inter-Parliamentary Union. 1997. Democracy Still in the Making: A World Comparative Study. Geneva: Inter-Parliamentary Union.

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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