Gender Diversity in Government
Opening the door to women for leadership positions in government and public institutions is critical in achieving fair and balanced policies. Yet only ten of the world's nations are led by democratically elected women. The United States ranks a shocking 100th in terms of women's representation in legislatures or parliaments. The viewpoints in this valuable resource examine the state of gender diversity in governments around the world, what factors are impeding a greater balance in diversity, the negative effects of this imbalance, and how more women can become involved in representation.