Senegal makes headway on gender equality – but not everyone is happy

A gender parity law has given women a significant parliamentary presence, but critics claim they’ve not been chosen on merit.

In March, Senegal came of age as a democracy. After 12 years in office, the country’s 86-year-old president, Abdoulaye Wade, ceded electoral defeat to his popular rival Macky Sall. The republic had proved it was capable of managing democratic transitions of power.

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