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08 Aug 2014

Female participation in political formation reduces corruption and increases transparency

Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

A United Nation Millennium Project report in 2005 justifies increasing the representation of women in political office, arguing that women in office are more likely to advocate for legislation and policy that will improve gender equality and benefit children and families. There is academic evidence to suggest that female participation in political formation reduces corruption and increases the transparency of decision-making bodies.

Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

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