Explore the presence –or absence– of women where power is exercised in the international system
While most governments and multilateral organizations claim to be committed to the “full and equal” participation of women in everything they do, we see a different reality.
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Only 13% of all elected leaders have been women since 1945
Gender of multilateral organization leaders by year since 1945
Last updated on 07/12/2023
Governments reveal their true gender priorities when they hand-pick their representatives to the governing bodies of multilateral organizations. The boards of all these organizations fall short of achieving equal representation.
Many of these organizations have adopted policies to encourage gender parity in the hiring of management professionals, and the results are clear.
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GWL Voices is an organization of women leaders from all regions and backgrounds committed to building a gender-equal international system that effectively responds to today’s challenges of sustainable development, peace, security, and human rights.
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