Q.2 The increasing representation and the political participation of women in politics can strengthen the democracy in India. In the context of this, examine the trends of women’s participation and representation in politics in India and its implications for democracy. (10 Marks)

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  • https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/more-women-politics-strengthen-democracy-7805628/
  • In the intro, mention that in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, women’s participation exceeded that of men for the first time.
  • In the body mention the growing women’s participation and representation in India. Mention that women currently make up 14.6 per cent of MPs in the Lok Sabha, which is a historic high. In the implications mention that the growing turnout of women voters could influence political parties’ programmatic priorities and improve their responsiveness to women voters’ interests, preferences, and concerns, including sexual harassment and gender-based violence.
  • Conclude by mentioning the need for passing the Women’s Reservation Bill.
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