This Tweet Chat addressed the overall challenges and opportunities for the upcoming indirect election in 2021-2022, the importance of having Somali women’s quota, and why women’s representation in the Somali parliament matters. It also analyzes whether this electoral process will lead to an increased or decreased representation for women considering the prospects of women. In addition, it addressed the key impediments and/or barriers for women to secure representation in the political arena at all levels.
The panelists and some of the participants recommend concrete strategies that would ensure women’s representation at all levels of government. For further information, please visit @sgem2016 with the hashtags: #WomenWin2021 #ElectWomen #StandWithSomaliWomen #ParadigmShift