Ottawa Citizen: How to Attract More Women to Politics

citizen_women.jpgRead Anita's Opinion Piece in the Ottawa Citizen on How to Attract More Women to Politics

With the election of more women to Parliament than ever, and the appointment of a gender-equal cabinet, there has been a lot of discussion about why women are still under-represented in Canadian electoral politics. Despite the gains, women still comprise only 26 per cent of MPs.  We went from 50th in the world to 48th.  Canada still ranks behind such countries as Sudan, Iraq and Rwanda.