Lesotho: Women in politics

Updated October 2006

Women's representation quotas

Women's representation in the 2007 National Assembly

GOVERNMENT OF LESOTHO 2006, "Lesotho Report: African Union Solemn Declaration on Gender Equality in Africa", [www] http://www.africa-union.org/root/au/Conferences/Past/2006/October/WG/ Report-Lesotho.doc [MS Word document] (accessed 19 Feb 2010).

LETUKA, P, MAPETLA, M & MATASHANE-MARITE, K 2004 Gender and Elections in Lesotho: Perspectives on the 2002 elections" [PDF], EISA Research Report 4.

KABEMBA, C 2004, "Table 2: Number of Women in the Lesotho Parliament from 1993-2003" IN From Military Rule to Multiparty Democracy: Political Reforms and Challenges in Lesotho" [PDF], EISA Research Report 2, 31.

OLALEYE, W 2003 "Women Under-Representation in Parliament" IN Democratic Consolidation and Political Parties in Lesotho [PDF], EISA Occasional Paper No 15, December, 13-15.

DA SILVA, V 2002 A gendered assessment of the Lesotho 2002 election results, EISA.

EISA 2002 Representation of women in the 1998 Lesotho National Assembly, EISA.

SEPHOMOLO, L 2002 Efforts towards women empowerment, EISA.