Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues (Print ISSN: 1544-0036; Online ISSN: 1544-0044)


Female Deputy Corpus of National-Territorial Entities of the Russian Federation: Quantitative Characteristics

Author(s): Oxana V. Milaeva, Olga A. Martynova, Anna Yu. Piterova, Albert E. Siushkin

 The papers gathers and systematizes the actual data on the current composition of the female deputy corpus in the representative bodies of 27 national-territorial entities of the Russian Federation, and examines the influence of the factors of urbanization and ethnic localization on the level of female representation. The statistical data allows stating that in most national autonomies, the percentage of female participation in regional and municipal bodies is exceeded in comparison with similar indicators in the Russian Federation, while maintaining a significant gender imbalance. At the same time, no significant influence of the factor of ethnicity on the quantitative representation of women was found.

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