Community and Government

Gender Politics Introduction: Studying the Gender Gap in Politics

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Last updated: Oct 7, 2022 • 3 min read

Gender politics is a branch of social science that aims to evaluate political systems, regimes, and social movements from the perspective of gender roles and the status of women. This field of study has helped spark a wave of women’s representation in political processes, dismantling patriarchal hierarchies.