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India: Despite being considered liberal, absence of women in the political process in Nagaland

A report on their real status

13 February

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A 2016 study by North East Network, Nagaland . . . ’The struggle for representation in the Municipal bodies of Nagaland is a classic example of using 371A to deny women the right to participate in governance. Similarly there are other customary practices and usages that continue to be discriminatory against women, though it varies across tribes and even villages within the same tribe’

Enquiry into the Status of Women in Nagaland - A study by North East Network
April 2016