Review of Women's Studies, Vol 10, No 1-2 (2000)

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An Assessment of Women Local Chief Executives in the Philippines

Proserpina Domingo Tapales, Eden V. Santiago

Abstract


The study assessed the political participation of local chief executives in 1995-1998 in terms of (1) factors contributing to political winability, (2) awareness of women's issues and concerns, (3) constraints on women politicians and how to overcome these constraints, and (4) the relationship between the awareness by the women local chief executives of women's issues and their responses to these issues through programs.

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