is just one of the big sticks women have to contend with.
"By having a chief diversity officer, you have given a level of leadership and dedicated attention to this that puts it in the leadership structure of the university, and I don't think that it's tokenism
," Ervin said.
De Cremer: "The perception of tokenism
is a problem for any minority, regardless of quotas.
It is tokenism
. These players should not go back on."
Worcester's halls of power are open to all, but in order to avoid the charge of tokenism
, the Council would surely have to open the walls of City Hall for any and all previous councilors whose work and service were deemed noteworthy.
"This is the sort of PC tokenism
that makes people's blood boil.
I would be guilty of facilitating tokenism
were I to accept such an invitation."
The representation of women in parliament has always remained skewed and all major political parties have always indulged in mere tokenism
. Figures for the 2009 Lok Sabha polls show 8,070 candidates contested the 2009 polls, of which just 556 ( a mere 6.9%) were women.
I'm definitely not advocating quotas or tokenism
. I wrote a longer version of the story, but some of it was cut for space.
"Without the ability to implement change, the role feels tokenistic and I've never been one to go along with tokenism
However another Conservative MP, Andrew Bridgen, dismissed the idea as "political tokenism
" which would have little impact, given the vast scale of the the refugee crisis.