Electing women can boost gender equality in both appointments and policies, research finds

Where women win election into local government roles with the power to appoint public servants, new research has found, more women are appointed throughout public bodies and those organisations enact more female-friendly policies. The study, produced by researchers Kenneth J. Meier and Kendall D. Funk, used data from Brazil. It found that where political leaders … Continue reading Electing women can boost gender equality in both appointments and policies, research finds