This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 7 °C Monday 15 October, 2018
Advertisement

Poll: Do you think gender balance in government is important?

Just 22.3% of TDs who won seats in the last election were women.

Image: Leah Farrell/RollingNews.ie

NEW TAOISEACH LEO Varadkar came under fire when he revealed his new Cabinet and junior ministry line-up, as critics say he did not place enough women in important roles.

Those who expressed disappointment with his decision said it is not likely to encourage more women to enter politics and aim for the Dáil. The last election saw 35 women win seats, but this is still just 22.3% of the total.

So we want to know: Do you think gender balance in government is important?


Poll Results:





  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article
  •  

Read next:

COMMENTS (91)