International: Financing women candidates in Muslim countries
“Even when a woman has some level of financial strength, she is often impeded by her socially subordinate role that may result in her husband’s refusal to support his wife’s political aspirations.” - (2008. p.48.) This consolidated response highlights barriers faced by women in Muslim countries in funding their political campaigns and participating in public life. The consolidated response also discusses the impact of existing legislation, political parties, women’s organizations and international institutions on women’s participation in politics in these countries and provides strategies to overcome it.
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