Boys-Only Club: Halls Of Power Barred To Thai Women

Boys-Only Club: Halls Of Power Barred To Thai Women

By Jintamas Saksornchai, Staff Reporter

 

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Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha arrives Oct. 31, 2017, to Khon Kaen province with members of his cabinet to inspect flood damage.

 

BANGKOK — Ninety-five percent of all seats in the interim assembly are held by men, making Thai women the world’s 10th least represented in the world.

 

That ratio of women in power is the lowest in over a decade and a significant slide from the pre-coup level, when women accounted for nearly one in six representatives. With the first election in nearly five years looming, a group of female politicians debating the issue agreed changing that remains difficult due to society’s deep-running misogyny and patriarchy.

 

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