Politics and governance

Modified on 2013/05/16 14:43 by Haoyi Chen — Categorized as: Chapter 2 - Power and decision-making

From gender issues to gender statistics on power and decision-making in politics and governance: illustrative examples

Policy-relevant questions Data needed Sources of data
Are women underrepresented in parliament? Members in national parliaments by chamber and sex Administrative records
Do women have the same chances of being elected as men? Candidates in election by sex
Elected candidates by sex
Administrative records
Are women appointed ministers and sub-ministers as often as men?
Are some types of ministry more likely than others to have women as minister or sub-ministers?
Ministerial and sub-ministerial positions by portfolio and sex Administrative records
Are women elected mayors as often as men? Number of mayors by sex Administrative records