Every time a common question that arises in a women debate is 'why women are always underrepresented when it comes to politics'? Until the 20th century, women were legally barred from casting their votes to elect an individual representing a political party.
For most of the times, women become a driving force behind their sons, husband and they always take a backseat in politics. To overcome the obstacles for women in the political system, there have been several great women leaders emerging out to make great accomplishments in the political system.
In the entire history of politics, women are always considered as minority and even after a great revolution on women’s presence in politics, still the differences between sexes exists in the political system of different countries on the globe.
Rwanda, a sovereign state located in Central and East Africa. The country with a total populace of 11,689,696 is widely recognized for giving more importance to women in its political system. Nearly 45 seats out of 80 seats in the lower house are allotted and occupied by women. It’s an only country where women dominate men in terms of political power.
The lower house of Andorra’s parliament has equal number of men and women parliamentarians. From a total of 28 seats, 14 seats are occupied by women and other 14 seats are filled up by men. South Africa, Iceland, Senegal, Finland, Sweden and Cuba are few more countries where women nearly equal out men in politics.