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What’s Holding Back Women In Politics? | Empowering Women In Crisis: Episode 2

In 2017, a mandatory quota was introduced to ensure that, by law, local governments must comprise at least 25% women. Seven years later, has this really changed power dynamics, women’s representation, and recognition in politics?

We sat down with Jeevanee Kariyawasam and Bisliya Bhutto to answer two pressing questions: what’s holding back women in politics, and will the National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security turn the tide?

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