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We are delighted to welcome Activist and Academic, Ailbhe Smyth to the In Conversation With.. hot seat. Ailbhe is a political campaigner who was apart of the Women’s Liberation Movement in the 1970s and a founding director of the Women’s Education, Resource and Research Centre (WERRC), University College Dublin (UCD).

Ailbhe will be speaking to journalist, columinist and WfE supporter Alison O’Connor on Thursday the 25th of June at 2pm.

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Angela Merkel “in an era of social media populism and alpha male nationalism she has kept her wits, her manners, her integrity. She has proven that politicians can survive without selling their souls” ⁦- inspiring piece @IrishTimes⁩ #morewomen ⁦@women4election⁩

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Despite numerous attempts over the years to increase the share of women among politicians, politics more often than not remains a man’s game. But why is the gender imbalance in political assemblies across the world so difficult to change?

New research 👇
https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/2021/07/21/why-history-matters-for-gender-balance-in-political-representation/