Glass - and steel - ceiling

The UN’s steel ceiling: A missed opportunity to embrace women as vocal and engaged leaders

This week Brussels celebrated European Week of Action for Girls to coincide with and mark International Day of the Girl Child (11 October) spotlighting girls’ empowerment. On the other side of the Atlantic, the United Nations General Assembly gathered yesterday to appoint the next Secretary General, a leadership position apparently still reserved exclusively for men. After more than[…]

"Conference Bingo" - the most common excuses for lack of diversity

Motivations for MonitoringMonth – guest post on Gender Avenger blog

“We want to retire the old-fashioned all-male panel to history, where it belongs. If we’re going to progress and make innovative political decisions, we need viewpoints from all representatives of society, not just half. To ramp up the pressure on event organisers, as well as political and industry figures who take part in panel debates,[…]