Strengthen Girls' and Women’s Political Participation & Decision-Making Power – Women Deliver

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Strengthen Girls’ and Women’s Political Participation & Decision-Making Power

(Updated in 2020)

Sources:

  • Roughly 24.5% of parliamentarians globally were women in 2019 (IPU, 2019) 
  • In 2019, only 42 countries in the world had 30% or more women ministers (UN Women & IPU, 2019) 
  • Between 1992-2018, women accounted for only 13% of people at peace negotiations tables (Council on Foreign Relations, 2019) 
  • When women are included in a peace process, the agreement is 35% more likely to last at least 15 years (International Peace Institute, 2015) 
  • Companies with strong female leadership on their boards have shown a return on equity that is 10.1% annually vs. 7.4% from companies without (MSCI, 2015)

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