Problem

Discrimination against women in employment in intergovernmental organizations

Other Names:
Active prejudice by intergovernmental institutions towards women employees
Incidence:
In May 1993, 31% of posts subject to geographical distribution within the United Nations were held by women. At the P-5 level and above, 17.5% were held by women. The General Assembly has called for an overall participation rate by women of 35% by 1995, and 25% at the D-1 level and above by the end of that year.
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
10.02.1997 – 00:00 CET