President calls for more women in politics, Ireland

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President calls for more women in politics, Ireland

President Michael D Higgins said last night that the low level of women in the political world was of serious concern.

Speaking at an event at Áras an Uachtaráin to mark International Women's Day, he said: "We must do much more to reform our political system to ensure that the boundless talent, intelligence and skills that women bring to the workplace generally can be more profoundly present in our parliament.

(We invite our users to read the full article published March 9 2013 on by Irish Times)

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