publication . Other literature type . Doctoral thesis . 2012 . Embargo end date: 31 May 2012

Promoting women’s participation in decision-making at the local level.

Anwar, Ibrahim A.;
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  • Published: 31 May 2012
  • Publisher: Technische Universität Dortmund
  • Country: Germany
Abstract
This study was carried out in the context of participation in decision-making in the Barzan sub-district in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. It focused on women’s participation in decision-making from the perspective of gender and development. Democratic governance and decentralisation served as the main theoretical framework and pre-condition for analyzing participation. Though the Kurdistan region has been moving towards democracy, decentralisation and participatory governance since 1992, there is a clear disparity between the involvement of men and women in the process. The involvement of women in the decision-making process at the local level in Kurdish society...
Subjects
free text keywords: decentralization and participation, democracy, gender, 710, Barzan, Demokratie, Dezentralisation, Geschlechterforschung, Kurdistan, Partizipation, info:eu-repo/classification/ddc/710, info:eu-repo/classification/rswk/Barzan <Irak>, info:eu-repo/classification/rswk/Demokratie, info:eu-repo/classification/rswk/Dezentralisation, info:eu-repo/classification/rswk/Geschlechterforschung, info:eu-repo/classification/rswk/Kurdistan, info:eu-repo/classification/rswk/Partizipation
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