This Spotlight presents key publications that analyse women’s opportunities to participate in politics in Latin America. It begins with a selection of publications that provide an overview of women’s participation in politics in the region. It then focuses on gender quota laws, gender mainstreaming in parliaments, practices for improving women’s representation and participation in political parties. Finally, the Spotlight features key publications on the role of the media in electoral campaigns and women’s political participation.
Perron, M. ELLA Spotlight on Knowledge: Spotlight on Publications: Women in Politics in Latin America. ELLA, Practical Action Consulting, Lima, Peru (2013) 4 pp.