Saturday 23 September 2017

A defeat for Hillary would be bad for the future of democracy

Democratic US presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at a campaign rally in Youngstown, Pennsylvania Picture: Getty
Democratic US presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at a campaign rally in Youngstown, Pennsylvania Picture: Getty

In her article (Irish Independent, July 30) Niamh Gallagher tells us that "women have a harder job than men in getting elected."

The under-representation of women, the majority of the population, in the decision-making forums of what are supposed to be representative democracies is one of the major faults of democratic rule worldwide.

Marginalising the talents, perspectives and interests of such an important and vital majority is not in anyone's interest.

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