No Room For Complacency In Gender Equality, Policing Conference Hears




Another informed voice in “opposition to so-called positive discrimination tools, such as quotas”  The Royal Canadian Mounted Police Veteran Women’s Council agrees.” – Jane





There is no room for complacency in efforts to ensure more women obtain top roles in public life, a leading US diplomat has told a gathering of senior female police officers in Belfast.

But Barbara Stephenson, a former minister in the US Embassy in London and one-time consul general in Northern Ireland, insisted quotas were not the way to achieve greater workplace parity between the sexes.

Ms Stephenson, who is now dean of leadership and management at a training institute for US diplomats in Washington, was keynote speaker at the national Senior Women in Policing conference.  Read more


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