Study: Gender Quotas Work To Encourage Participation In Politics

2016-07-08 Wisconsin Public Radio News

Wisconsin Public Radio News has interviewed Diana O'Brien about a study, "Gender Quotas and Women's Political Leadership", by O'Brien and Johanna Rickne, IFN. The researchers have looked at 15 years of data on local leadership appointments within the Social Democratic Party. "What we found time and time again is once you tell political parties or corporate boards that they need to find qualified women, then they do so," said O'Brien.

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