How accessible is politics for women?

Editorial / Opinion Piece / Blog Post

July 20, 2023

How accessible is politics for women?


Women who were considering becoming a Member of the House of Keys, but decided against it are being asked to share their experiences in a focus group.

This would be part of a research project that is currently taking place exploring barriers that women face getting into politics.

The research is being carried out by Dr Catriona Mackie, a specialist in Manx social history, culture and politics, Dr Alex Powell who has a particular interest in gender, and Professor Peter Edge, who is a legal expert as well as Manx politics.

Click here to read the full article published by Isle of Man Today on 17 July 2023.

Rebecca Brahde