political participation

political participation

any individual or collective involvement in the political process. Research on political participation suggests a hierarchy of modes of participation. Thus while a majority of members of most societies participate in political discussions and in elections, relatively few are active in more formal political roles.
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The Executive Director of a local NGO Veronica Johnson who served as one of the panelists at the Tubmanburg forum called for the allocation of seats to enhance women political participation and representation in the first branch of government.
Political participation of women has increased from year 2013 to 2018 where as 71.3 percent of women who cast their votes in Local Government elections 2015.
The importance of people with disabilities for politics underlined President of the National Council Wolfgang Sobotka on the occasion of the "Zero Project" barrier freedom conference in the Vienna UNO City, "Independent Living and Political Participation".
The growing prominence of Facebook in public life necessitates a better understanding of its impact on political participation, which is an integral component of a well-functioning democracy (Held, 2006).
She lauded participation of IPU in the conference held by SCW last November to cast light on the role of political participation of women in achieving developmental justice.
Findings are based on 60 indicators that measure electoral processes, pluralism, political freedoms, political culture, political participation and the functioning of the government.
1 - Do social media enhance political participation of university students to create a virtual public sphere?
ISLAMABAD -- A mock election exercise and short theatre plays were conducted as part of an Election Mela in order to reduce the number of rejected votes and to increase political participation, especially of women.
Stakeholders including women candidates from different national and regional political parties, activists and researchers participating in a 'Dialogue on political participation of women and electoral Violence,' organized by Sindh commission on the Status of Women with the support of UN Women also sought foolproof security for these women contenders engaged in their campaigns.
The Sindh Commission on the Status of Women conducted a non-partisan and impartial dialogue on the topic 'political participation of women and electoral violence' with female candidatesfrom all political parties contesting the general elections 2018, in order to highlight women's political participation rights issues.
The Sindh Commission on the Status of Women conducted a non-partisan and impartial dialogue on the topic 'political participation of women and electoral violence' with female candidates from all political parties contesting the general elections 2018, in order to highlight women's political participation rights issues.
Stakeholders including women candidates from different national and regional political parties, activists and researchers participating in a Dialogue on political participation of women and electoral violence, organised by Sindh commission on the Status of Women with the support of UN Women also sought foolproof security for female contenders engaged in their campaigns.