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Money Talks


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MoneyTalks - Women and elections in Malawi

In the project Money talks, an international team of researchers led by professor Ragnhild Muriaas has studied the conditions for women’s participation in politics in a number of countries. See the video from the research done in Malawi here.
Ragnhild Muriaas, UiB


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Gendered Electoral Financing: Money, Power and Representation in Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition
Edited by Ragnhild L. MuriaasVibeke WangRainbow Murray

Read more about the book on The Constitution Unit blog of the Department of Political Science at University College London:


Running for an election in Malawi can be a costly affair. This makes participating and winning difficult for female candidates in a country where many women don’t even have their own bank account.

A funding programme has been established to increase the number of women in politics: The 50:50 campaign. But does it work?

In the project Money talks, an international team of researchers led by professor Ragnhild Muriaas has studied the conditions for women’s participation in politics in a number of countries.

See the video from the research done in Malawi.

MoneyTalks - Women and elections in Malawi

Ragnhild Muriaas, UiB