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A Jordanian woman casts her ballot at a polling station in Amman in this November 9, 2010, file photo.
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Stepping Stone

Stepping Stone

Jordanian female parliamentarians have come a long way in the ten years since the quota system was first introduced for the 2003 elections. Crucially, the quota system has succeeded in changing society’s attitudes, to the extent that women are now being directly...