Gender quota: Creating political space for Muslim women in panchayati raj institution of Manipur
Increasing the political space for women is generally promoted as being central to the achievement of social justice and gender equity. It is difficult to isolate the women issues from the overall social development of a nation. With the increase of women in political representation, believed that the women representatives empowered the community itself. PRIs encouraging more women to enter the political sphere by increasing women’s confidence in political structure. Women enter in politics through the quota system, the argument is, how the quota system leads to affirmative action of women? Does the quota system influence more women to enter in politics? Do the women representatives create a space for recognition and redistributive of justice in politics? The article is made an attempt with these arguments by taking the case study of Muslim women in PRIs of Manipur.
Sonia Shahni. Gender quota: Creating political space for Muslim women in panchayati raj institution of Manipur. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research, Volume 8, Issue 6, 2022, Pages 91-94