With the world population having more women than men, it should be clear that with the right political environment women should gain more public elections for government.
Zambia articles on Democracy Chronicles
Results of elections in Zambia are questionable but a democracy exists, although it's future progress isn't guaranteed. According to Freedom House, "the president and the unicameral National Assembly are elected to serve concurrent five-year terms. The National Assembly includes 150 elected members, as well as up to 8 members appointed by the president." Also check out our section on World Democracy and our Africa archive.
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Arrest of journalists from independent and opposition media are an attack on Zambia free press
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