Getting more women running the country

Newsround viewers Ayah and Sarah have been to Westminster to find out what's being done to get more women running the country.

The UK is run by Parliament and it currently has 650 members known as MPs.

But at the moment there are many more men than women in the top jobs with 502 male MPs compared to only 148 female MPs.

Ayah and Sarah spoke to Conservative MP Esther McVey and Labour MP Rushanara Ali and you can watch their report at the top of this page.

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