UN Women

Women in Politics: 2019 Infographic
Factsheet

In this infographic, UN Women and the Inter-Parliamentary Union illustrate the gender disparity of the political sphere from nation to nation. Nations with high numbers of females in ministerial positions include Spain, Nicaragua, and Sweden. Countries with high percentages of

UN Violence Against Women in Politics
Report

An Expert Group Meeting on Violence Against Women in Politics provided an in-depth look at the plight of women in politics through statistics, testimonies of female activists and politicians, the causes and consequences of violence in the political sphere, and

Men, Masculinities, and Changing Power
Briefing Paper

In this discussion paper, we seek to start a dialogue about moving forward with efforts that actively engage men and boys in challenging power dynamics in their own lives as well as in their communities and societies.