Standards of Representation in Political Parties

Authors/editor(s): Instituti i Studimeve Politike

This report is based on findings prior to and during the 2017 parliamentary elections. It presents a detailed analysis of the standards of political parties in Albania from a gender perspective. According to the study, experts, women and men politicians and general public believe that quotas in the Electoral Code are the best option to ensure women’s representation together with more funds available to women in the parties and during political campaigns and more promotion in the media. The report provides a list of recomendations for the political parties and also regarding changes in the Electoral Code to increase women representation in decision making.

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Languages available: Albanian, English

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Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Europe and Central Asia; Albania

Subject area(s): Governance

Publication year: 2018

Number of pages: 112

ISBN/ISSN: 978-9928-4418-2-9

Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)