Resources: Representation

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Shaping the international agenda: Raising women's voices in intergovernmental forums

IGC & UN Women Book on women’s participation in national delegations to meetings of international organizations’ governing bodies.
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The front lines of gender inequality

McKinsey Quaterly Five Fifty: read a five minute briefing on gender equality, or dive deeper with additional fifty minutes worth of material on gender equality.
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The Current Composition of International Tribunals and Monitoring Bodies

A GQUALS study reveals the current composition of international tribunals and monitoring boards.
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UN System-wide Strategy on Gender Parity

António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, launched a new strategy on gender parity. The strategy provides a roadmap to reach parity at the senior levels of leadership by 2021, and ultimately in 2028 across the board.
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30% Club

The 30% Club was created as a cross-business initiative aimed at achieving 30% women on UK corporate boards through voluntary, business-led change.
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Gender Parity: Research Updates

Resources from GQUAL's conference on gender parity research, with summaries of workshops, conclusions, and recommendations.
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UN Women: Gender equality in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

“Turning promises into action: Gender equality in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”, UN Women’s new flagship report, provides a comprehensive and authoritative assessment of progress, gaps and challenges in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from a gender perspective. Read the summary.
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Achieving Gender Parity on International Judicial and Monitoring Bodies

This working paper identifies and analyzes complementary international human rights law standards pertinent to the GQUAL Declaration found in the UN Charter, selected international human rights treaties, UN resolutions, and policy statements.
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European Court of Human Rights

The Committee on Equal Opportunities for Men and Women of the European Court of Human Rights issued this blistering dissent when the Court once again nominated mostly men for judicial candidacies and worded its nomination process in a way that implied female candidates were less qualified. The eloquent dissent is a great model for calling out sexism in both the culture and structure of an organization.
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Gender Representation in the UN System for professionals and above

Have a look at just three infographics to find out how the UN system is doing on gender parity and when it will be achieved.
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Gender Representation in Permanent Missions in Geneva

Have a look at these three infographics to find out how the Permanent Missions in Geneva are doing on gender parity and when it will be achieved.
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Gender-Responsive Assemblies toolkit

The Gender-Responsive Assembly Toolkit is intended for all actors that drive change within organizations, including Director-/Secretary-Generals, Secretariats, Member States, civil society and staff. We undertake to uphold common standards for gender-responsive assemblies by sharing current actions on agenda-setting, participation, governance, working environment, and decision-making which, when used collectively, can work as a system to accelerate, achieve and sustain gender equality.