WHY SO FEW WOMEN POLITICIANS GET ELECTED IN INDIA

The lack of co-gender voting may partly explain the low representation of female candidates in legislatures, an analysis of survey data suggests

Among social groups, STs or adivasis were more likely to vote for women, compared with other caste groups

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The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and Trinamool Congress’ (TMC) decision to ensure that at least a third of its candidates are women raised hopes of more women occupying the political centre-stage after this election. Both national parties—the Bharatiya Janata...

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