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  • Ballington, J. and Dahlerup, D. 2006. ‘Gender quotas in post-conflict states: East Timor, Afghanistan and Iraq’, in Dahlerup, D. Women, Quotas and Politics, London/New York: Routledge, pp. 249-258.
  • Pires, Milena. 2002. ‘East Timor and the Debate on Quotas.’ International IDEA, Regional Workshop on the Implementation of Quotas: Asian Experiences. Jakarta. Indonesia, September 2002.
  • ‘East Timor: women demand 30% quota.’ 2001. Off Our Backs 31, no. 4: 5.
  • Peace Women. 2001. Security Council Resolution 1325 - One Year On.
  • UN Women Asia and the Pacific,

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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