Estonia: moves to promote gender equality

European movement for quotas to improve gender equality placed on the agenda in Estonia. An example of the need for political parties to take serious action to promote equal gender representation.

"The more women are making decisions in the society, the more democratic the country is. The Nordic countries are an example of that because in Norway, Finland, Sweden, Denmark and Iceland the share of women in parliaments as well as governments is around 40%," Mikko said.

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