Gender Assessment of Political Parties' Internal Regulations in Sudan

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Published: 
1 July 2021
Language: 
English
Pages: 
71
ISBN: 
978-91-7671-440-9 (Print)
ISBN: 
978-91-7671-441-6 (PDF)
Author(s): 
Asha K. Elkarib

Political parties are considered gatekeepers for women’s access to political positions, as they play an important role in institutionalizing women’s inclusion in politics. Ensuring that political parties in Sudan play an active role in the advancement of gender equality and the enhancement of women’s political participation is particularly important as Sudan prepares for its transition to democracy.

This Report examines political parties’ internal policies and structures and their impact on women’s access to positions of power and decision-making at all levels, starting from within the political parties themselves. By scrutinizing parties’ constitutions, manifestos and various policy documents, the report highlights how women participate in political parties and the extent to which political parties support gender equality.

Contents

Acknowledgements

Executive summary

1. Introduction

2. Methodology

3. Results

4. Conclusion

5. Recommendations

Further reading

Annex

About the author

About International IDEA

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