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      The Involvement of Malagasy Women Parliamentarians for a State of Law allowing the Development of Women

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          The exclusion of women is at the heart of the modern political order, despite the gradual recognition of formal equality between men and women in the exercise of political rights. The evolution of the political culture has nevertheless allowed the gradual access of women to power. Yet in the case of Madagascar, gender consideration is not limited to the integration of women in power, but several challenges lie ahead for the country in terms of women's rights. Women parliamentarians through their roles can advocate for women's rights. But the question is how these women parliamentarians advocate for women’s development rights do?Women's development requires respect for their rights, and women parliamentarians, when designing and passing laws, have the opportunity to fight for women's rights, which generally boil down to the right to health, safety and work. The aim is therefore to highlight the capacity of women parliamentarians to establish a rule of law that allows women to develop.

          Women's participation in the proposals and discussions of laws can play an equal part in promoting women's rights and women's development.

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          30 March 2021
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          [1 ] university of Antananarivo, Madagascar
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          10.14293/S2199-1006.1.SOR-.PPESA5M.v1

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          Development, Rights, Parliament, Gender, Women

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