Women voters in Indian democracy: A silent revolution

Kapoor, M and Ravi, S (2014) Women voters in Indian democracy: A silent revolution. Economic and Political Weekly, 49 (12). pp. 63-67.


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An analysis of the political participation of women by comparing the turnout of women voters to men in all the state elections from 1962 till 2012 reveals a steady and sharp decline in the gender bias in voting over time. This phenomenon is seen across all the states, including the traditionally "backward" states of north India.

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Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2014 06:46
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