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Improving women participation in the Lebanese political system: patriarchal culture vs women quota. If we agree that patriarchal culture is one main factor of discrimination, is the women quota political system to reduce its effect?
The patriarchal and androcentric system in Lebanon is one of the main root-causes for women backward situation and inequalities. Lebanon is currently discussing in the parliament the drafting of a long due electoral law. ...
The origin of women’s segregation in Lebanon’s political life between patriarchy and consociational democracy
This paper postulates that the overlooked role of political familialism forms the foundation for women’s segregation in Lebanese politics. It focuses on internal features that characterize the dominant political parties ...