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Paragraph 54

The number of women MPs in the Moldovan Parliament remains very low. The proposed draft does not include measures aimed at enhancing the representation of women and is likely to affect it negatively. As previously noted, “somewhat larger numbers of women tend to be elected under proportional systems than under “first-past-the-post” majority or plurality systems, or under mixed systems.” In particular, majoritarian systems in single-member constituencies have a low level of female representation.