“Women in the democratic framework of electoral politics”

Dr. B. L. Rathod


Women have the right to participate in political processes that affect the progress of the nation, state, society, their family and individual personality. It is observed that increase in women’s political participation and leadership leads to development of the society and also affects the performance of political process and tends to move towards more inclusiveness, responsible, egalitarian, and democratic in nature.


Conceptualizing Political Participation, Prime obstacles in women’s political participation, Hindrances in Political participation, Lower political participation, Gender disparity, Men dominating political structure, Lack of party support.

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