Images Show Bleak Reality Of How Women Are Represented In Politics
It was only a hundred years ago that there were no female politicians in parliament.
Things aren’t perfect now – women still only hold under a third of government positions and women of ethnic minorities are heavily underrepresented – but it’s a small step in the right direction.
The campaign aims to expose the fact that females are still seriously underrepresented in positions of power.
Lena de Casparis, ELLE’s cultural director, explained:
There are too many instances where women are represented by a single female. In business, music, art and media, women rarely outnumber men.
There is room for more of us at the top. One woman’s success makes every woman stronger.
And this video highlights the issues: