Canada: More women elected in BC than ever before. Gender Equality in Canadian Politics.

Clark wooed women back to the liberals Vancouver Sun Mary Chapman, a University of B.C. professor who specializes in women’s involvement in political movements, said it is too simplistic to suggest that female voters decided to support Clark because she is a woman. “I don’t think women voters are foolish …

BC elects historic number of female MLAs CTV News One-third of the MLAs British Columbians elected during Tuesday’s vote were women, marking a historic level of female representation for the province. Twenty-nine of B.C.’s 85 legislative seats will be held by women, and that number could increase if a …

BC Liberal Leader Christy Clark greet supporters at the party headquarters at the Wall Centre Hotel in Vancouver, May, 14, 2013. More than a third of the MLAs elected to the B.C. legislature Tuesday were women, the highest share in B.C.’s history and higher than any other province in Canada. Photograph by: RICHARD LAM, PNG

More women elected in BC than ever before (with graphic) Vancouver Sun More than a third of the MLAs elected to the B.C. legislature Tuesday were women, the highest share in B.C.’s history and higher than any other province in Canada. Based on preliminary results from Elections BC, 29 of the 85 MLAs in B.C. are women, a …

Gender Equality in Canadian Politics Daily Commercial News When Margaret Thatcher died in early April, there was a great deal of public discussion about her legacy. Underlying all the commentary was the fact she was Britain’s first female Prime Minister. She broke through a formerly impenetrable barrier. From …

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