Gender, local governance, and culture

Abstract: This paper examines some of the ways in which Pakistan’s local governance system attempts to create legitimate spaces for women’s political participation. Obstacles arise from an interaction of maladministration, legal ambiguities, and local customs.

Author(s): Zaman, Jawziya F.

Source(s): , Briefing paper : governance / UK aid, Department for international development [6] p Briefing paper : governance / UK aid, Department for international development

Published: 2007 Department for international development (DFID). UK aid, [London] (English

ISBN/ISSN: /

Link: http://www.dfid.gov.uk/r4d/PDF/Outputs/WomenEmpMus/WEMC_WP_Zaman.pdf

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