Progress has been slow and uneven, however, and there are risks of backsliding. In this article, the author surveys the recent history and current state of women elected to parliaments in Canada and urges Canadians to continue work towards full equality in our representation. The journey towards equality in political representation and participation has been long, slow and uneven in its progression. At the federal level, Canada ranks 62 nd internationally with women making up just 27 per cent of Members of Parliament.
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Exclusive: Channel 4 News has learned that police are advising four MPs whose names were found on a suspected terrorist hit list. Political correspondent Cathy Newman reports. Channel 4 News understands Scotland Yard is reviewing security for all members of parliament in the wake of fears over Islamist extremists. Senior police sources have expressed concern that politicians may be at risk from so-called "self-radicalisers" - lone extremists who are not part of an organised plot but who are inspired by al-Qaida. Scotland Yard tonight declined to comment. The disclosure comes two weeks after the former minister Stephen Timms was stabbed while speaking to constituents. The attack in east London by a young Asian woman is now being treated as a terrorist investigation.
This 0. Countries with well-designed gender quotas elected significantly more women to parliament than those without, respectively, 7 points more in single or lower chambers, and 17 points more in upper chambers. IPU data confirms that the global share of women in parliament continues to rise, albeit slowly, when compared with The one per cent increase we saw in represents a small improvement on women's parliamentary representation.
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