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Press Release- Publication launch: Women´s Political Participation: Africa Barometer 2021

18 March 2021
Less than a quarter of legislators in Africa are women, new report says.

CSW65 Side Event Women’s Political Participation in Africa: Old Barriers, New Frontiers

9 March 2021
The sixty-fifth session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) will take place from 15 to 26 March 2021. The priority theme of the session is 'Women's full and effective participation and decision-making in public life, as well as the elimination of violence, for achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls'. need for the WPP Africa Barometer validation ahead of the launch on 18 March 2021. The validation will facilitate the finalisation of the Barometer publication with inputs from across Africa and references to key case studies. The reviewers will present a comprehensive report on preliminary findings of the research.
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