GENDER BALANCE IN POLITICS: THE ITALIAN CONSTITUTIONAL COURT’S JUDGMENT Nº 4 OF 2010

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  • Athena de Albuquerque Farias Università degli Studi di Milano

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https://doi.org/10.14295/aimj.v5i9.116

Abstract

The aim of this study is to briefly analyse the under-representation of women in politics with a specific reference to Italy in the light of the Italian Constitutional Court Judgment nº 4 of 2010. Therefore, some concepts are of major importance to better understand the framework. in order to achieve gender balance on the basis of political representation in practice, parity must be enforced, and it may occur either for the parties themselves or by the law.

 

Keywords: Woman in politics. Italian Constitution. Gender Balance.

Author Biography

Athena de Albuquerque Farias, Università degli Studi di Milano

1 Lawyer graduated from Centro Universitário dos Guararapes –UNIFG–PE, Brazil. Specialist in Procedural Labor Law by Faculdades Integradas de Cruzeiro–SP-Brazil. Master Student in Sustainable Development at the Università degli Studi di Milano. Contact: athena.farias@gmail.com.

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Published

2020-07-30

How to Cite

Farias, A. de A. (2020). GENDER BALANCE IN POLITICS: THE ITALIAN CONSTITUTIONAL COURT’S JUDGMENT Nº 4 OF 2010. Amadeus International Multidisciplinary Journal, 5(9), 12–17. https://doi.org/10.14295/aimj.v5i9.116

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