Liberia: Why Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Is No Feminist Icon

Liberia: Why Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Is No Feminist Icon

[The Conversation Africa] When Liberians go to the polls in October 2017, there will be a disproportionate number of men on the ballot papers. Only 163 of 1026 approved candidates – just 16% – in these presidential and legislative elections are women. This represents only a marginal increase since 2005 and 2011, when women accounted for 14% and 11% of candidates, respectively. …read more

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