Sexism and local government - briefing paper

Sexism and local government - briefing paper
Document type
Briefing
Corporate author(s)
Fawcett Society
Publisher
Fawcett Society
Date of publication
1 May 2014
Subject(s)
People management: all aspects of managing people
Collection
Business and management
Material type
Reports

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A briefing describes issues of sexism and womens' representation in local government. It draws attention to sexist behaviour by male councillors and systemic factors that reduce the accessibility of elected local office to women. A call is made for an autonomous body to be created to investigate misconduct by councillors.

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