In today’s democracies, women are equal citizens and should participate in equal measure with men in public policy making. This having said the general consensus is also that increased participation of women in democratic process results in better equality in rights and opportunities in both public and private spheres of life for women. For achieving the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, it is essential that women across the globe have equal participation and leadership in political and public life. Despite efforts being made in this direction, data shows that women are underrepresented at all levels of decision making. There are many complex hurdles in increasing the participation of women in the house of representatives that need to be addressed to increase their participation in politics. The proposed project aims to improve participation of women in public life and in politics through a series of campaigns and capacity building.
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