October 13, 2010
Think of a country where the majority of citizens are relegated to just a fifth of the seats in the government. Think of Canada.
Nearly 90 years after Agnes MacPhail became the country’s first female MP, women have failed to gain more than a secondary role in the halls of power.
Canada lags behind Angola, Ecuador, Mozambique, Guyana and even Afghanistan when it comes to the representation of women in its parliament.
Read this article online at globeandmail.com.