María José Lubertino, a former MP and president of Argentina’s Human Rights Citizen Association outlined the role that women played in Argentina becoming the first country in the world to enact a quota law.

This was owing not only to the return to the normal functioning of the institutions, and therefore the necessary functioning of the political parties, but also due to the participatory climate that came about in those years, and the role that many women had played in the struggle against the dictatorship and for the return to democracy, resulting in the effective participation of women in the political parties, on a massive scale hitherto unseen.
To read more, click here: Maria Jose Lubertino, “The Argentinian Women’s Experience”

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