The world average of women in parliament in 2017 is 23.3%, up from 16.8% in 2007. Only 3 houses have 50% or higher: Rwanda, Bolivia (lower houses) and Belgium (upper house).
What do snowy roads have to do with gender???
A day to remember - topped off by Geneva's Jet d'Eau turned turquoise & green in honour of International Gender Champions colours!
Business as usual is not an option. To achieve gender equality by 2030, concrete actions and intensified commitments to improve women’s participation and representation
International Gender Champions greet Foreign Minister Margot Wallström and the newest IGC leadership Ambassador Veronika Bard of Sweden.
This annual report is the first official record of our collective movements forward. We are immensely proud of how much work has been done, and at the same time acutely aware of how much work remains.
Dr. Syed Tauqir Shah, Pakistan’s Ambassador to the World Trade Organization, talks about his commitment to the Geneva Gender Champions initiative.