Discussion paper suggests reserving seats to increase representation of women in the legislative assembly

by ezrablack - June 6, 2018

The NWT legislature has the lowest representation of women out of the country’s 15 parliaments, states a recently tabled discussion paper, which suggests filling the female leadership void by adopting a system used in Samoa. “It’s working well for them,” said Speaker Jackson Lafferty. “That’s one of the options we want to consider going forward.”…

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