Discrimination against women in employment in intergovernmental organizations

Other Names:
Active prejudice by intergovernmental institutions towards women employees

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.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
23.10.2019 – 16:31 CEST