5. Women in Politics

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Women made up just 10 per cent of the negotiation team in the all-party talks leading up to the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement, yet they wielded far greater influence than such a position would suggest. In this episode of Lost in Implementation Emma speaks with SDLP MLA Cara Hunter, Aoife Clements, Director at 50:50NI, and founding member of Northern Ireland’s Women’s Coalition Kate Fearon to discuss the Agreement’s commitment to the right for women to avail of full and equal political participation; the progress, the barriers, and what needs to change to give meaning to this commitment.
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