Why women succeed in local politics : the role of the informal to access leadership positions in Tanzania

Abstract: Local government reform in Tanzania focuses on good governance and decentralization to strengthen decision making at the district level. Women are seriously underrepresented. It was found that a history of community activism and leadership had a positive effect on the formal party selection process.

Author(s): Francis, Annie

Source(s): , SNV publications; H0702-03 24 p., ill., tabs SNV publications H0702-03

Published: 2007 SNV Netherlands development organisation, The Hague (English


Link: http://www.snvworld.org/en/Documents/Knowledge%20Publications/SNV_series_03_Tanzania_Women_politics_leadership.pdf

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