Bring in quotas, financial incentives to get more women to run, says House committee
After studying barriers facing women in politics, the Status of Women Committee also suggests calling for a crackdown on gender-based heckling.
The House Status of Women Committee, chaired by Conservative MP Karen Vecchio, tabled a report on women in politics April 10. A dissenting report from Conservative committee members rebuffed the idea of setting quotas for women in political parties. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade