Topic 1: Women and Authority
Women are approximately 50% of the population, yet they are not generally represented at that rate in any of the world’s governing bodies. Choose a nation of the world and explore the gender makeup of its major governing bodies. For example, what are the percentages of men and women in the governing body or what types of positions do the men and women occupy? Based on your Readings, what can you know about a nation by knowing who rules it?