People stand in line at a polling station in Yerevan during the 2008 presidential election. Photo by David Mdzinarishvili via Global Media/Reuters.
Legal quotas for women candidates have demonstrably increased the number of women in elected posts, but some proponents fear a backlash. From JAMnews.

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