Women in Decision-Making in Public Life: Types, Usage, and Effects of Temporary Special Measures, Including Gender Quotas

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This is an expert paper written for UN Women and the Commission for the Status of Women on the use and effectiveness of different types of gender quotas adopted in 1.politics, 2.Pubic administration, and 3 Business (coroparte quotas), and the present spill-over between these arenas. The report is based on research on quota adoption and use around the world.
UdgivelsesstedNew York
ForlagUN Women
Antal sider52
StatusUdgivet - nov. 2021

Bibliografisk note

This is an Expert Paper prepared in connection to Expert Group Meeting, Sixty-fifth session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW 65): ‘Women's full and effective participation and decision-making in public life, as well as the elimination
of violence, for achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls’. New York, 5-8 October 2020. Published on UN Women's official homepage, see link


  • women in public life
  • gender
  • quotas
  • corporate quotas
  • Expert Group Meeting, CSW 65

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