For women to lead … ideas and experiences from Asia


Date: June 6, 2016
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This is a study on legal and political impediments to gender equality in governance sponsored by the UNDP. The objective of the publication is to make a case for achieving the centrality for Asian women in their respective countries through political, economic and social leadership. It examines the continued discrimination against women and suggests ways of bringing women centre stage. Local governance in China, India and the Philippines is examined as well as issues of regional co-operation and it includes recommendations.


Author: Dev Aki Jain
Publisher: National Commission for Women
Year of Publication: 1997
Classification Number: 320.8 JAI