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Prof Sarah Childs received a Special Recognition Award by the Political Studies Association

Duncan Soar / Political Studies Association

7 December 2015

Prof Sarah Childs received a Special Recognition Award by the Political Studies Association (PSA) for her work on gender and politics and her current project exploring how to make Parliament more 'gender-friendly'.

According to the PSA webpage, Prof Childs was recognised for her "sustained and significant contribution to the study of politics and gender”. The panel added that "Her contribution to the literature on descriptive and substantive representation has been outstanding. The judges also particularly praised Professor Childs for her campaigns for equal rights and work in Parliament to make it more ‘gender-friendly’"

Professor Childs was presented with her award by Carolyn Quinn, Presenter of the BBC’s Westminster Hour.

Further information

More on the 2015 Political Studies Association Awards dinner here

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