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What is the global status on gender equality in democracy?

August 04, 2021
Democracy IDEAs offers insight on the state of democracy today and guidance to further strengthen it.

Gender inequalities and marginalisation of segments of societies remain a persistent challenge in democracy building across all regions of the world. What measures have been taken to promote gender equality in democracy building processes—on political partiticipation and representation(political parties, parliaments, local government councils), constitution building, electoral processes? What are the pros and cons of gender quotas? What is the largest challenge to gender equality globally?

The Communications Intern of International IDEA for the summer of 2021, Violet Marmur, talks to Rumbidzai Kandawasvika-Nhundu, International IDEA's Senior Advisor for Democracy and Inclusion.

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