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Only 7 percent of world leaders are woman

By HindusthanSamachar | Publish Date: Mar 13 2019 4:43PM
Only 7 percent of world leaders are woman
New Delhi: March,13 (HS) At the international level, women are working in every field and are moving forward, but the situation of women in the field of politics is not encouraging. The number of women present in the political field world wide has declined. This has been shown in recently released data. According to the figures released last week of the inter-parliamentary Union, the percentage of women elected president has been reduced from 7.2 percent in 2017 to 6.6 percent in 2018. The number of women in politics is much lower than that of men and only seven percent of world leaders and only 24 percent of the MPs are women. United Nations General Assembly Chairman Maria Fernanda Espinosa on Tuesday said the United Nations Commission''s delegation on the condition of women has said that in recent years the number of women in the political sector has witnessed reduction in the world. Gabriela Quavas Baron, chief of inter parliamentary u nion, said, "Despite some positive movements, the unprecedented majority of government leaders are men. Fujille Mlambo Nagakuka, executive director of the United Nations Women''s Association, described the present environment as "not encouraging for the up-liftment of women". He cited political violence, verbal attacks and misuse of social media against women candidates and leaders in many countries, saying that ''women have turned backward. The desire to fight for the office is decreasing in women because it is a very ruthless process''. Hindusthan Samachar/Radha/Pramod \
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