Canadians want parties and governments to act on gender parity in politics
Canadians want parties and governments to act on gender parity in politics.
What do Iceland, Mexico and New Zealand have in common?
On at least one fundamental measure, they’re more democratic than Canada. That’s because in recent years they’ve adapted their political systems to ensure that women’s perspectives and experiences are meaningfully reflected in government decision-making.
All of them are at, or very close to, achieving gender parity in politics. Along with dozens of other nations around the world, they’ve taken steps to guarantee that women occupy half the seats in their nations’ parliaments.
Click here to read the full article published by the Toronto Star on 19 September 2022.