'Huge irony' in male-dominated study of women, peace and security, says MP

Foreign affairs committee will review controversial countries of focus for Canadian aid dollars this spring.

Embassy Photo: Sam Garcia
NDP foreign affairs critic Hélène Laverdière, pictured in February 2015, says it's 2016 and more than one woman should be at the foreign affairs committee table.
Marie-Danielle Smith
Published: Wednesday, 04/06/2016 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Tuesday, 04/12/2016 10:05 pm EDT

A parliamentary committee studying women’s place at the table in peacebuilding only has one woman at its own table, and she says that’s a “huge irony.”

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