Politics and governance

Modified on 2015/05/22 08:27 by Sean Zheng — Categorized as: Chapter 2 - Power and decision-making

Table II.18

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 of national parliaments by chamber and sex. Administrative records.
Do women have the same chances of being elected as men? Candidates in elections by sex.
Elected candidates by sex.
Administrative records.
Are women appointed ministers and subministers as often as men? Are some types of ministry more likely than others to have women as minister or subministers? Ministerial and subministerial positions by portfolio and sex. Administrative records.
Are women elected mayors as often as men? Mayors by sex. Administrative records.