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Listen: Only 33% Of #GE2020 Candidates Are Women.

: 01/19/2020 - 12:01

 

With three days to close of nominations, only 33 percent of general election candidates are women.

New rules require they make up at least 30 percent of a party's ticket, with those not meeting the quota having their funding halved.

This year marks the first time in history a women's running in each Dáil constituency.

However Ciarin de Buis, CEO of Women for Election, says the bigger parties have a lot of work to do to address gender imbalances:

womencan.mp3, by Eoin Beatty

 

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