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Women in politics: in Sub-Saharan Africa and Beyond

There is an inequality between the number of men and the number of women who are involved in politics across the world. In 1995, the percentage of female members of national parliaments across the world was 11.3%. By November 2018, this had increased to 24%. This number, however, is still

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Ellen Johnson Sirleaf: Africa’s first elected female leader

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, known as Liberia’s ‘Iron Lady’, was the first woman to be elected as a head of state for an African country. She has been involved in politics in Liberia since 1971, and has had a wide ranging influence on the political situation there. Sirleaf comes from a

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