From Margin to Center : Theorizing Women's Political Participation from Activism on the Margins to Political Power at the Center

Author
Patricia Martinez
Content Type
Working Paper
Institution
Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies, City University of New York
Abstract
Islamic states are called upon to include provisions in their legislation ensuring the political rights of women as guaranteed by Islam, notably their right to vote, to nominate themselves for election, to be appointed to public posts, and to participate in decision-making.
Topic
Development, Gender Issues, Human Welfare
Political Geography
Asia