A woman will not lead the U.N. now, but equality fight continues

A woman will not lead the U.N. now, but equality fight continues
 

About a third of the United Nations staff are women, but the higher you go, the fewer you will find in the world body, which has had eight male leaders in its 71 years, and next week is expected to approve Portugal's Antonio Guterres as its ninth secretary-general.
As of June 30, 34.8 percent of the 40,131 members of the United Nations secretariat staff were women, while just 17 of the 79 under-secretaries-general, 21.5 percent, were women, according to the latest secretary-general's report on staff demographics.
Now the U.N. Security Council's recommendation that the 193-member General... read more

 
7 October 2016 in World News, Views: 31
Source: Reuters
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