Senegalese women’s battle for equality continues

Senegal’s gender parity law came into force in 2010. It required political parties to ensure that at least half their electoral candidates were women. Many saw the legislation as a vital step to bringing about change in a country with complex gender dynamics — influenced by traditional customs, Islam and French colonialism. But eight years later, women say unequal power relations persist on the ground. CGTN’s Thuli Tshabalala has more.

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