Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Women reluctant to run for office, New Zealand
In the year that New Zealand marks 120 years since women won the vote, the number of women vying for local body seats is stagnating.
Nationally, only 30 per cent of candidates are women, a number that has been the same since 2004 after dropping from a high of 32 per cent in 2001.
That was despite...