MOREWOM: Would things improve if there
were more women in politics?
WOMGOVT: Proportion of senior government
posts that should be held by women.
WOMPARL: Should be more women elected
to an Assembly or Parliament?
WOMCOUNC: Should be more women elected
to local councils?
CONFIDMP: Would you have more confidence
in a man or a woman to represent your interests in Parliament?
NUMWMLA: How many female MLAs electected
MCHAR1-MCHAR19: Characteristics of a male
FMCAHR1-FCHAR19: Characteristics of a female
WHYNOWOM: Why are there not more women
in Northern Ireland politics?
FEWWOM1: Few women in politics due
to discrimination against women in public life?
FEWWOM2: Few women in politics due
to women not coming forward as candidates?
FEWWOM3: Few women in politics due
to women candidates losing votes?
FEWWOM4: Few women in politics due
to political parties not giving women opportunities?
FEWWOM5: Few women in politics due
to women putting their families above a political career?
FEWWOM6: Few women in politics due
to women not having the conifidence for politics?
FEWWOM7: Few women in politics due
to women not having the right experience?
FEWWOM8: Few women in politics due
to women not being interested in politics?
FEWWOM9: Few women in politics due
to politics not being welcoming to women?
FEWWOM10: Few women in politics due
to unsocial hours suiting men rather than women?
POLPARTW: Should political parties
do something about the small number of women candidates?
PPRES: Should political parties put
more resources towards campaigns of women candidates?
PPOPP: Should political parties make
sure women have opportunity to go for senior positions?
PPTREAT: Should women candidates get
special treatment by parties?
PARTYWOM: Which party in Northern
Ireland best represents the interests of women?
WOMFORWD: Apart from Women’s Coalition,
which party is most likely to put forward women candidates?
NAMEWOM: Can you name any women MLA or
WOMPOLAD: Is there any N Ireland woman
politician that you particularly admire?
WHOPOLAD: Which N Ireland woman politician
do you admire?
PCHAR1 - PCHAR19: Characteristics you would
like a politician to have.
CONSAPPT: Have you ever considered
running for election or applied for a public appointment?
IMPRVPOL: Has more women in N Ireland
politics since 1998 made things better?
WOMMPS: Do women MPs better represent
women's interests than do male MPs?
MENPOL: Are most men better suited
for politics than are most women?
WPOLPROB: Do women need to get more
involved in politics to solve problems that concern them?
MEDIAWOM: Does the media pay less
attention to the campaigns of women candidates?
WOMMOVNI: Has the women's movement
has been important in improving women's situation in N Ireland?