Balancing the Power Equation: Women’s Leadership in Politics, Businesses, and Communities

Authored by: Women Deliver

Categories: Human Rights, Statebuilding
Sub-Categories: Democratization and Political Participation, Economic Participation, Human Development
Year: 2018
Citation: “Balancing the Power Equation: Women's Leadership in Politics, Businesses, and Communities.” Women Deliver, September 2018.

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Executive Summary

Women are powerful agents of change, and the far-reaching benefits of diversity and gender parity in leadership and decision-making are increasingly recognized in all spheres of society. Still, women continue to be vastly underrepresented in decision-making in politics, businesses, and communities. This policy brief explores the benefits, challenges, and opportunities to accelerate women’s leadership. It outlines recommendations to drive progress in women’s leadership and decision-making by 2030.