WHERE TO START?

When the guys in Social Entrepreneurs Ireland suggested a blog to us here in ‘Women for Election’, we hopped! “Be careful” we warned, asking women to speak about women, sure they might never stop   So, join us as we take you through our journey as a finalist in the incredible Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Social Impact […]

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NOT SEEING IS BELIEVING

“They say that ‘seeing is believing’, but if Social Entrepreneurs Ireland believed that, we wouldn’t be where we are now, would we? More like ‘not seeing is believing’. Well, that’s how it was for us: the dearth of women in Irish politics, election after election, and the lazy sense that we should just live with […]

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INVITE A WOMAN TO RUN TODAY

The reasons why we have so few women in politics are well known and well rehearsed – the 5 Cs: cash, culture, childcare, candidate selection and confidence.  But there is something else too, something that is easy to address if we are all conscious of it: women don’t run for elected office because no one […]

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3 THINGS YOU CAN DO!

“Only three” I hear you cry! Yes we often read about the top 10 things we should do to change our lives, or the top 5 changes we can make to be more successful. Well Women for Election understand that you are busy and we aren’t going to be that demanding! We have 3 suggestions […]

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

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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/