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Why Gender Quotas in Business and Politics Are Ineffective at Overcoming Sexism

at TrulyThis article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. The number of women MPs in the British parliament is the highest it’s ever been. There are 191 women among the 650 MPs, up a third from the 2010 election. This has to be good news, especially for the many critics of national politics who complain that too many politicians are white male graduates of one or two English universities.
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