Gender inequality in Parliaments

full name / name of organization: 
Dorota Opyd/ University of Liverpool
contact email: 
dorothyp@liverpool.ac.uk

Gender inequality in political sphere.
Gender under-representation in parliaments.
Media coverage of women politicians.
Socio-cultural barriers towards women politicians.
Male dominated parliaments
Selection, promotion , election of women MPs
Electoral systems and their impact on the number of women in parliament
Affirmative action and quotas used as tool to increase women representation in politics

cfp categories: 
gender_studies_and_sexuality
general_announcements
graduate_conferences