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Violence Against Women in Politics in Bolivia

January 29, 2020

In Bolivia, violence against women in politics has been a persistent issue confronting many female politicians. Since 1997, the representation of Bolivian women in political positions has significantly increased (7). However, this rise in representation has led to a simultaneous increase in reports of political violence and harassment against female politicians. Bolivia made crucial progress in breaking down the boundaries that had encompassed their male-dominated political system.

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