DOI: 10.18413/2408-9338-2018-4-4-0-10

Problems of implementing democracy in Armenia in the context of the socio-political participation of women and men

The author considers the problems of implementing democratic principles of organization of society based on the results of a complex sociological research, and notes the lack of parity in the representation of men and women in public organizations, parties and at different levels of government. The article provides a comparative analysis of the factors hindering the political and civic activity of men and women. The thesis is substantiated that an increase in the number of women in political administration bodies will lead to an increase in the level of attention and concern for social and health issues, the problems of socially disadvantaged groups, children and women, the humanization of politics and the decision-making process. The author emphasizes the importance of legislatively fixing the minimum and maximum thresholds for proportional electoral lists of political parties and discusses constructive positive measures and opportunities to improve the use of women's potential in the development of the country.

Information for citation: Petrosyan, A. A. (2018), “Problems of implementing democracy in Armenia in the context of the socio-political participation of women and men”, Research Result. Sociology and management, 4 (4), 113-120, DOI:  10.18413/2408-9338-2018-4-4-0-10 



Рис. 1. Оптимальная квота представленности женщин в разных звеньях управления по мнению респондентов

Fig. 1. Optimal quota of representation of women in different parts of management according to respondents

Рис. 2. Вовлеченность опрошенных мужчин (4,7%) и женщин (5,5%) в общественных организациях и политических партиях

Fig. 2. Involvement of interviewed men (4.7%) and women (5.5%) in public organizations and political parties

Рис. 3. Факторы, препятствующие политической и гражданской активности (по важности)

Fig. 3. Factors hindering political and civic activity (by importance)

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