Achieving Balanced Participation Of Women And Men In Political And Public Decision-Making: A Gender Equality And Democratic Requirement

Kind of Resource: 
Report / Policy Brief
Countries: 
Europe

In 2003, the Council of Europe adopted Recommendation Rec(2003)3 on balanced participation of women and men in political and public decision-making. This brochure looks at how the Council of Europe is measuring up to its Recommendation, and goes over: Women’s participation and the glass ceiling; Key facts and figures from the 2017 Council of Europe analytical report on balanced participation of women and men in decision-making (data 2016); Parity: still a distant goal; The way forward: overcoming barriers to achieve balanced participation of women and men in decision-making; Recommended actions. 

Download the brochure below, or read the original by the Council of Europe here