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DECODE (English) | S1E10 – Women’s Representation in Indian Electoral Politics


In the 10th episode & the season finale, we talk about the representation of Women in Indian electoral politics with specific reference to the Lok Sabha & the State Assembly

– What is the state of Women’s representation today?
– Where does India stand on the issue when compared to others?
– What is the stand of various political parties on the issue of
Women’s Reservation?
– What can be done to improve the situation?
– Are there success any stories?

Further Reading

  1. Women MPs in Lok Sabha

  2. Women in Parliament – India Vs Other Nations

  3. Here is what various Parties told the Parliamentary committee on Women’s Reservation

  4. Representation to Participation: Women in Panchayat Raj Institutions & State Assemblies

  5. Women Ministers: Breaking the Glass Ceiling

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The 17th General elections to the Lok Sabha (2019) are just around the corner. In this season of DECODE, we will talk about all the issues important to elections starting from voter registration, election history, political parties, election funding, relevant laws, model code of conduct, affidavits to be filed by candidates, about NOTA, women representation in elections, Voter cheatsheet, Manifestos etc.

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Rakesh has been working on issues related to Right to Information (RTI) for a decade. He is a Data/Information enthusiast & passionate about Governance/Policy issues.

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