23 min

Lessons from Guyana’s electoral quota law: Remarks by Hon. Minister Vindhya Persaud during the preparatory CSW65 Caribbean meeting ParlAmericas Podcast

    • Government

In this episode, recorded at the multi-stakeholder online meeting Building a Coordinated Caribbean Position for CSW65, the Honourable Dr. Vindhya Persaud, Minister of Human Services and Social Security of the Parliament of Guyana, presents on the impact of the adoption of the electoral quota law in Guyana and ongoing efforts to advance women’s political leadership. Providing a historical overview, Minister Persaud assesses the progress achieved since the law’s adoption, the present barriers to achieving gender parity in parliaments, and legislative strategies to promote women’s political participation.

In this episode, recorded at the multi-stakeholder online meeting Building a Coordinated Caribbean Position for CSW65, the Honourable Dr. Vindhya Persaud, Minister of Human Services and Social Security of the Parliament of Guyana, presents on the impact of the adoption of the electoral quota law in Guyana and ongoing efforts to advance women’s political leadership. Providing a historical overview, Minister Persaud assesses the progress achieved since the law’s adoption, the present barriers to achieving gender parity in parliaments, and legislative strategies to promote women’s political participation.

23 min

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