Gender Inequality

This is the effect female politicians have – and why we need more of them

On average, women only make up 23% of national parliamentarians. Image: via REUTERS

Zohal Hessami

Professor of Economics, University of Mannheim

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Share of parents below 3 years. Image: DJI-Kinderbetreuugsreport 2018
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Share of parents between 3 and 6 years. Image: DJI-Kinderbetreuugsreport 2018
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Share of parents with children in primary education. Image: DJI-Kinderbetreuugsreport 2018
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