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Friday 20 January, 2012

Column: There ARE barriers to women participating in politics

Political scholar Claire McGing says a gender quota for elections is one step to balance – but meaningful change requires more than that.

Wednesday 28 December, 2011

Column: Yes, gender quotas are controversial - but politics is not a level playing pitch

It will take around 370 years for Ireland to reach a 50:50 gender balance in politics – so gender quotas make sense, argue Claire McGing and Fiona Buckley.