Association for Democratic Reforms organised a webinar on "Women Representation in Electoral Politics: A lack of political will?" on 08th March 2021 from 3:30 PM onwards.

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Following were the focus points of the discussion:
  1. Lack of desired women participation/representation in electoral politics
  2. Unique entry barriers to female political participation
  3. Allotment of tickets to women candidates with non-dynastic background vs dynastic women candidates/those with muscle or money power
  4. Media portrayal of female political participation

Moderator: Ms Kamini Jaiswal (Trustee, ADR & Sr. Advocate, Supreme Court of India)


  1. Dr Malini Bhattacharya (Former MP from CPI(M))
  2. Ms Karuna Nundy (Advocate, Supreme Court of India)
  3. Ms Anushka Shah (Founder, Civic Studios)
  4. Ms Pooja Ganesh Thaokar (Sarpanch of Bela, Maharashtra)

3:30 PM
Venue : 
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Women Representation in Electoral Politics: A lack of political will?
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