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Atlas of Electoral Gender Quotas

Gender quotas are increasingly being used as a way to increase women’s political participation and representation. The Atlas of Electoral Gender Quotas is a unique collection of data on how such quotas are being used around the world. It presents trends and challenges on gender quotas as well as insights on the impact of gender quota regulations. Included are profiles on 85 countries and territories and the quota systems they use. The publication is based on country-specific information contained in the Global Database of Quotas for Women (, a joint initiative of International IDEA, IPU and Stockholm University. The Atlas is currently available in English only
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