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Timor-Leste has made the progressive choice for affirmative action to promote women’s participation in politics and promote gender equality. Hence, with one-third of the Parliament’s seats reserved for women, Timor-Leste has the highest percentage of women parliamentarians in the Asia Pacific. This documentary highlights the significant contribution of the Timorese women to the political life of the country as well as the establishment of the National Parliament. It looks at the opportunities and challenges that the National Parliament and society in general face in achieving gender equality, particularly in political participation and leadership.