Women can now shut down male-only debates in Germany’s Green Party

A new ruling, adopted at the party’s conference in Bielefeld, which ran from Friday to Sunday, stipulates that its female members have the right to decide whether a debate continues in the event of gender imbalance among its speakers.
The Greens had previously ruled that women and men were required to speak alternately during party debates.
In the event that only men were available to speak, all members were required to vote on whether the debate should continue, according to the women’s statute in the party’s constitution.
But the new ruling states that only female members should have the power to decide whether a discussion continues in such an event.
The amendment means that in the event of a gender imbalance, male members will no longer have a say in whether a discussion continues, placing power firmly in the hands of female members.

Source: Women can now shut down male-only debates in Germany’s Green Party – CNN

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