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Indigenous Women Seek Place in Constituent Assembly

Published: February 26, 2007, Author: AngelSupport

Women from indigenous communities on Sunday said that there should be proportional representation of ethnic women in the constituent assembly on the basis of their population.

Speaking at an interaction titled ‘Identification and assurance of indigenous women’s seat in the constituent assembly’ organised by the National Federation of Indigenous Women (NFIW), they demanded for proportional election system to guarantee 33 per cent seats for women in 205 constituencies instead of 33 per cent candidacy of women in the constituencies.

Chief George Manuel Memorial Indigenous Library

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