CSPS Seminar: Does having more women in governance mean better outcomes in social development?
On 11 August, Prof. Gretchen Bauer contributed to our social policy seminar series. Does women's representation in governance matter? In a word, yes. Evidence from Africa and globally show that having more women in legislation has meant more attention to laws and policies that matter for women, including in family law, land rights and gender-based violence, among others.