1. Pioneering Legislation: The Women Reservation Bill, also known as the 108th Constitutional Amendment Bill

2. Long-Pending Proposal: Despite multiple attempts and widespread support, the bill has been pending for over two decades, facing numerous obstacles on its path to becoming law.

Global Comparisons: India's struggle for women's political representation mirrors similar efforts in countries like Rwanda and Sweden

4. Gradual Progress: India has witnessed a gradual increase in women's participation in politics, but it still lags behind many nations in terms of gender-balanced representation.

Empowered States: Several Indian states, including Bihar, have already implemented reservations for women in Panchayati Raj institutions

36. Reservation Quotas: The bill proposes to reserve one-third of seats for women within the existing quotas for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, ensuring intersectional representation.. OnePlus 10 Pro

7. Gender Bias: Mallikarjun Kharge's statement highlights the persistent gender bias that women face when vying for political positions.

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