Two female Liberal MPs claim their party has done more for women than Labor

Country
UK (GB)
Score
12.84
Source
The Guardian
Time
2019-01-01 (UTC)
ID
13015466

Sarah Henderson and Linda Reynolds defend gender record and argue a quota system does not create cultural change The Liberal party’s gender war has entered the new year, with two of its women MPs defending its record on female representation, despite women holding just 20% of the government’s seats. Women hold 20 of the Liberal party’s 68 seats across both houses of parliament, a number which could drop to six at the next election, given how many of those seats in the lower house are marginal. Continue reading...