Policy Paper

Article 3. States Parties shall take in all fields, in particular in the political, social, economic and cultural fields, all appropriate measures, including legislation, to ensure the full development and advancement of women , for the purpose of guaranteeing them

Women in Politics: 2019 Infographic

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

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