Mar 05, 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The action campaign is intended to provide practical solutions to tackling the low number of women in elected office at all levels in
Recent statistics indicate that
“This initiative strives to take Canadians one step further to achieving parity in elected legislatures across the country by providing women candidates and supporters with practical tools for getting elected,” says
“Canadians have made it clear they want to see more women in office and Equal Voice has developed this platform to help make that happen.”
Equal Voice has dedicated a new portal on its national website to highlight three key areas in which women can either seek to “be” the candidate or support another woman in the process. These three areas include: individual action, community action, and party action.
“Equal Voice is launching ‘Be Her or Support Her’ on International Women’s Day to encourage Canadians to join us in building the momentum to elect more women to political office,” added Dasko. “We know that, as a country, we can do better and this campaign is designed to ensure we make progress in the short and medium term.”
Established in 2001, Equal Voice is an organization dedicated to promoting the election of more women to political office in
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Communications and Membership Liaison
Work: 613-523-5315 ext. 306
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