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# tokenism - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Mixed reaction to step back from gender quotas for local elections
# Women For Election
# Women For Election

Mixed reaction to step back from gender quotas for local elections

Aug 30th 2018, 5:54 PM 8,821 Views 44 Comments

Political parties that run at least 30% female candidates in next year’s local elections will get funding for an equality officer.

# tokenism - Friday 28 February, 2014

Column: Ban on all-male panel shows? Don't make me laugh.
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# No Laughing Matter

Column: Ban on all-male panel shows? Don't make me laugh.

Feb 28th 2014, 1:00 PM 243 Views 68 Comments

Quotas will never resolve the battle of the sexes. They’re regressive, counter-productive and a very short-sighted solution to gender representation, writes Lorraine Courtney.