Monday, April 15, 2024

Clarke says if it takes gender quotas to get female representation figures higher, then do it

The Westmeath-Longford constituency’s only female representative, Sorca Clarke, says that gender quotas in parties at all levels of Government are needed to truly represent the population.

The recent Northern Ireland Assembly saw her party Sinn Féin win the popular vote for the first time in its history with a record number of female MLA’s – 12 out of 27 (45%).

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