The quota project at Stockholm University has conducted the first world-wide study of electoral gender quotas for parliament.

Together with International IDEA we are running the global website  On this website, you will find information about all types of gender quotas for parliamentary elections in use today. The website is updated regularly. Please contact us if you have new information on gender quotas at discuss@quotaproject.og.

Book: Women, Quotas and Politics

Edited by Drude Dahlerup, Stockholm University. Routledge 2006

(Also available in paperback)

This is the first world-wide, comparative study of the controversial new trends of gender quotas now emerging in global politics. The book presents a comprehensive overview of changes in women's parliamentary representation across the world.