Equality for equality’s sake

I have difficulty in understanding Tish Durkin’s assertion (2/11/2008) that we should rethink the proposition that women should be more adequately represented in the parliaments of the world because of Sarah Palin. This is similar to saying that we s

8th November, 2008

I have difficulty in understanding Tish Durkin’s assertion (2/11/2008) that we should rethink the proposition that women should be more adequately represented in the parliaments of the world because of Sarah Palin. This is similar to saying that we should not vote for men because of Hitler or Stalin.

It is important that we do not continue to marginalise the interests and talents of the half of the population who are women. There is...

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