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We are delighted to welcome Deputy Mary Lou McDonald, President of Sinn Féin, to our final instalment of In Conversation With… ahead of summer break. Deputy McDonald will be speaking to broadcaster and journalist, Alison O’Connor. We will be looking at the role of women in politics and what can be done to see #MoreWomen elected.

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🟠 23% of TDs are women
🟠 1 in 4 Councillors are women

Want to help us change that? We're currently hiring for 2 positions.

Join the #MoreWomen movement.

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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

#JobFairy: Join us in changing the face of Irish politics for the better!

We are recruiting for the following exciting positions:

🟠Training and Engagement Lead (P/T 32 hours/4 day week)
🟠Operations and Events Coordinator (P/T 19.5 hours)

More info: https://womenforelection.ie/we-are-hiring-join-our-team/

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/