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Women in politics: Why do so few women hold positions of power?

PUBLISHED: Fri, 02 Feb 2018 10:04:33 GMT

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Rwanda’s parliament tops in the world in female representation at over 60 per cent. This however is not a common case. Globally, less than one in four members of parliament are women. For more CNBC Africa is joined by Eva Barboni, Founder & CEO of Atalanta, a social enterprise dedicated to increasing the number of women holding senior government positions worldwide and accelerating programs that tackle the root causes of gender inequality.


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