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About Maj Britt Theorin

Maj Britt Theorin, a Swedish MEP in the Party of European Socialists from 1995 onwards, was chairperson of the Committee of Women’s Rights and Equality in the European Parliament from 1999-2002. She is also well known as a former ambassador for disarmament.

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Women among paper tigers

Five years ago, two important events occurred. The UN Security Council adopted resolution 1325, demanding that member states increase the representation of women at all decision-making levels in national, regional and international institutions and mechanisms for the prevention, management and resolution of conflict.

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