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Women’s participation in Indian national elections

Gilles Verniers
Ishika Sharan, Aishwarya Sunaad


April 8, 2022

MUCH has already been written about women’s representation in Indian national politics.1 In this article, we add to existing contributions by examining recent data from India’s 2019 general elections and use that data to identify changes and continuities in various aspects of women’s participation in politics as national electoral candidates.

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