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Exploring gender gaps in politics, participation, and policies

South Asian Regional Conference on Combating Violence Against Women in Politics: Revisiting Policies, Politics, and Participation (2nd 2008 Kathmandu, Nepal)

Exploring gender gaps in politics, participation, and policies

analytical report

by South Asian Regional Conference on Combating Violence Against Women in Politics: Revisiting Policies, Politics, and Participation (2nd 2008 Kathmandu, Nepal)

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Published by South Asia Partnership International in Kathmandu .
Written in English


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Outcome of the second South Asian Regional Conference on Combating Violence Against Women in Politics: Revisiting Policies, Politics, and Participation, organized by SAP International in Kathmandu from 16-18 November 2008.

Edition Notes

Statementanalysts, Manju Thapa Tuladhar ; editors, Rohit Kumar Nepali, Prakash Shrestha
ContributionsTuladhar, Manju Thapa, Nepāli, Rohitakumāra, Shrestha, Prakash, South Asia Partnership International
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1236.5.A-ZS+
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 143 p. ;
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24496490M
LC Control Number2010327507

The voting gender gap typically refers to the difference in the percentage of men and women voting for a particular candidate. It is calculated by subtracting the percentage of women supporting a candidate from the percentage of men supporting a candidate (e.g., if 55 percent of men support a candidate and 44 percent of women support the same candidate, there is an 11 point gender gap).


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In the United States, women and men consistently differ in their vote choice, party identification, and policy preferences. These differences, often called gender gaps, have existed for quite some time – at least since for vote choice and earlier for many policy attitudes.

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"Exploring the Gender Gap in Portugal: Women's Political Participation", in Freire, André, Marina Costa Lobo, et al. (eds.), Portugal at the Polls in Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, But while we are seeing more women than ever holding public office and engaging in political processes, there is still a gaping gender gap for women in politics.

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