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However, data shows that women are underrepresented at all levels of decision-making worldwide, and achieving gender parity in political life is far off.
Only elected He of State have been taken into. Some leaders hold positions of both head of government and head of state. Women in politics map. Women in national parliaments, as at 1 October In Decemberno women were elected to the parliament in Kuwait. Data as of 1 Januaryretrieved 1 August Chattopadhyay and E. Duflo Bratton and L. Equality in politics: A survey of men and women in parliaments. Currently, Latin America is leading globally in local and parliamentary positions held by women. But the journey to political participation is fraught with rising violence and intimidation against women in politics.
In the age of MeToo, we bring you the voices of Latin American women who are raising their voices and running for office, against all odds. ». Open Menu. Home What we do Leadership and political participation. Women in executive government positions Women serve as He of State or Government in only 22 countries, and countries have never had a woman leader .
At the current rate, gender equality in the highest positions of power will not be reached for another years . Just 10 countries have a woman Head of State, and 13 countries have a woman Head of Government . Only 21 per cent of government ministers were women, with only 14 countries having achieved 50 per cent or more women in cabinets . With an annual increase of just 0. Women in national parliaments Only 25 per cent of all national parliamentarians are women, up from 11 per cent in .
Only four countries have 50 per cent or more women in parliament in single or lower houses: Rwanda with 61 per cent, Cuba with 53 per cent, Bolivia with 53 per cent, and the United Arab Emirates with 50 per cent . A further 19 countries have reached or surpassed 40 per cent, including nine countries in Europe, five in Latin America and the Caribbean, four in Africa, and one in the Pacific . At the current rate of progress, gender parity in national legislative bodies will not be achieved before . In Latin America and the Caribbean, and Europe and Northern America, women hold more than 30 per cent of parliamentary seats.
In Northern Africa and Western Asia and Oceania, there are less than 17 per cent of women in national parliaments. Women in local government Data from countries shows that women constitute 2. Only two countries have reached 50 per cent, and an additional 18 countries have more than 40 per cent women in local government . Expanding participation Balanced political participation and power-sharing between women and men in decision-making is the internationally agreed target set in the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action .
Most countries in the world have not achieved gender balance, and few have set or met ambitious targets for gender parity 50— For example, research on panchayats local councils in India discovered that the of drinking water projects in areas with women-led councils was 62 per cent higher than in those with men-led councils. In Norway, a direct To all the women who were just relationship between the presence of women in municipal councils and childcare coverage was found .
UN Women analysis. updated 15 January Share Print. Across Latin America, women fight back against violence in politics.To all the women who were just
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