It is very apparent that our legislature is too busy trying to climb to the top to recognize the needs of the whole. Women have a unique perspective of what is needed for balance and peace of mind. This is a biological understanding that when given to the whole of humanity will bring greater ease and peace. Putting more emphasis on health and happiness and less emphasis on profit.
Throughout most of history men have held all the power in our societies. Women have not had much say in important decision making activites despite the fact that there are just as many women in the world as men. Women are equally capable as men in serving in parliament and they should be given this opportunity despite being historically precluded from doing so.
Isn't true equality when both genders have to work equally as hard to achieve their aspirations?
If there are more well-qualified men than women, More men should be given the opportunity to join the parliment and it applies vice versa for more well- qualified women. We as a society should realise that its not all about skin colour, Gender or religion etc and that choosing candidates for the parliment is a serious task that shoukd not be biased. However, We should give everybody the right of opportunity. How well they take it will determine their qualification for parlimentary authority.
If parliament were to adopt rules for equal representation for men and women, they would also have to have rules to ensure fair representation based on race, religion, sexual orientation, etc. This would be an impossible task.
Besides, people should be elected to parliament based on their qualifications, not their gender, race, religion, etc.
No, parliaments should not adopt rules for minimum numbers of women, because this would be selecting people based on an arbitrary characteristic, rather than based on their qualifications. If this were the case, the public would not have as much respect for the women that are elected to parliament on their own. Women can be represented without artificial minimums.