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menocracy

Video on women, politics and electoral reform.


What's wrong with democracy in Canada, the UK and USA?

Our democracy has been so rotten for so long that we don't even smell the stench. Follow the journey of a woman and the spirit of a frustrated Suffragette who, in trying to find out why our system fails to represent women, discover that it fails everyone but our political elite.

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Video was launched in 2010 and stats updated in 2012. To find current numbers of percentage of elected women in parliaments of the world:
http://www.ipu.org/wmn-e/classif.htm
 
Women's representation in national governments

Rwanda                61%
Sweden                64%
Iceland                 48%
Germany              37%

United Kingdom   30%              
Canada                26%             
United States       19%