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women and politics, Lithuania, Parliament, political representation, postsocialism
This thesis examines women’s access and representation in Lithuania’s parliament. It sets out to discuss women’s abilities to influence and initiate policies and laws that protect and empower women in Lithuania. I examine elected parliamentarians’ motivations, as well as campaigns, and projects during the election process. The purpose of this research is to explore women politicians’ achievements and struggles while seeking political career. The goal is to learn more about women’s political representation in Postsocialist Lithuania.
Stankevicius, Simona, "Lithuanian women in the Parliament: Access and participation in post-socialist politics" (2012). College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Theses and Dissertations. 113.