Why do women drop out of politics quicker than men?

Professor Petra Meier provided clarification in ’De wereld vandaag’ on reasons why female politicians drop out sooner (Dutch only).

Three female N-VA politicians have recently decided to quit politics. Professor Petra Meier provided a couple reasons why the career of women lasts less long in comparison with male politicians. She discribes this phenomenon as the 'resolving door effect'. The article and conversation (in Dutch) can be found with the link below.

Link: www.vrt.be/vrtnws/nl­/2019/01/23/waarom-haken-vrouwen-sneller-af-dan-mannen-in-de-politiek/