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Bargaining For Women'S RightsActivism in an Aspiring Muslim Democracy$
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Alice J. Kang

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780816692170

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: May 2016

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816692170.001.0001

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Bargaining for Women’s Representation

Bargaining for Women’s Representation

The Adoption of a Gender Quota

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(p.81) 3 Bargaining for Women’s Representation
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Bargaining For Women'S Rights
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Alice J. Kang

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University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816692170.003.0004

Chapter Three explores how, through a combination of women’s mobilization, lack of countermobilization, and bargaining in the parliament, Niger adopted a gender quota law. Niger is the first Muslim-majority democracy in the world that adopted a legal gender quota.

Keywords:   women’s mobilization, counter mobilization, parliament, Niger, democracy, Muslum, legal, gender

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