Special Supplement

Double speak

Despite the legal arrangement to have at least 33 percent women representation in state mechanisms, the actual representation in the legislative body is dismal. There have been three national elections since the interim Constitution 2007 mandated, for the first time in the political history of Nepal, a fair representation of women in the government. Yet with each election, the number of women elected through the First- Past-the-Post (FPTP) system has been decreasing. Double speak
Kamal Dev Bhattarai
Published at : December 31, 2017
Updated at : December 31, 2017 13:37