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When Hens Begin To Crow

Gender And Parliamentary Politics In Uganda, 1st Edition

By Sylvia Tamale

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Description

Among African countries, Uganda is unique in its affirmative action program for women. In the late 1980s, President Yoweri Museveni announced his belief that Uganda's successful development depended on increased gender equity and backed his opinions by setting several women-centered policies in motion, including a 1989 rule that at least 39 seats i

Table of Contents

* Introduction * Profiles of Five Political Women * Gender and the Politics of Parliamentary Representation * Women in the Parliamentary Electoral Process * The Gender Dynamics of Intraparliamentary Politics * Womens Legislative Activities Inside Parliament: Trends and Directions * Into the Trenches: Women Legislators and Their Constituents * Media-ted Portrayals of Women Politicians * Conclusion

About the Author

Sylvia Tamale is senior lecturer in the Department of Law and Jurisprudence at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL053000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / African
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies