GENDERIZING OF THE PARTICIPATION RIGHT IN THE DECISION-MAKING PROCESS: THE ELECTORAL QUOTA AND FEMALE LEADERSHIP IN ALBANIA

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Evis Garunja

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This paper is focused on the Albanian electoral system, its total inclusion approach, protection and promotion of gender characteristics, historical and legal developments on the gender quotas necessity, the comparison in time and space, the barriers and opportunities to promote gender politics in public and social area in Albania. The methodology will consist of a comparative analysis of legislation, the international legal framework, recommendations of international institutions, policy papers on identifying the causes why higher gender representation in politics produces estimated results in the public area, social and economic development. Analysis of the circumstances, historical periods, social and economic impact in legal amendments would be another methodology component. Gender quotas provide a critical minority of women, from 20% to a gender balance of 50%, either as an education of the community to face with real gender balance in common life.


 

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Garunja, E. . (2021). GENDERIZING OF THE PARTICIPATION RIGHT IN THE DECISION-MAKING PROCESS: THE ELECTORAL QUOTA AND FEMALE LEADERSHIP IN ALBANIA. Journal of Liberty and International Affairs, 7(2), 73-89. https://doi.org/10.47305/JLIA21720073g
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Evis Garunja, University of Aleksander Moisiu - Durres, Albania

Attorney Evis Garunja has completed her doctoral studies in Public Law (2010-2013) at the University of Pavia, Italy. The thesis subject is focused on Social Services Legislation, especially on social protection, health, education, and family. She has attended university studies at the Aleksandër Xhuvani University, Elbasan, further studies in MASTER (LLM) in "International Lawyers" at the University of Bologna/Italy. For more than 15 years, she worked as a human rights lawyer. Since 2015, she is a full-time professor of Comparative Public Law at the Public University of Durres/Albania. From 2018 she was visiting professor in different universities such as Galati University, Romania, University of Pavia, Italy, University of Reggio Calabria Italy, etc.

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