In governments around the world, women’s presence in cabinet is having a substantial impact on political office and policy-making, but what does it mean for women’s political involvement?

Sarah Liu joined the podcast to discuss her study Do Government Positions Held by Women Matter? A Cross-National Examination of Female Ministers’ Impacts on Women’s Political Participation.

Liu is an assistant professor in the School of Geography, Politics, and Sociology at Newcastle University, England.

Photo: A Daughters of the Vote (DOV) event, organized by Equal Voice Canada, takes place in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. The event brings together 338 Daughters of the Vote delegates, each woman representing a federal constituency in Canada, to occupy their Member of Parliamen´s seat in the Chamber as the representative for their community. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

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