Women in Public Service Project

 

Using Data to Bridge the Gender Gap

Globally, women make up 49.7% of the population but hold only 22% of public offices. The Women in Public Service Project Data Portal seeks to answer why this is so, and how to increase the percentage of women in public office to 50% by 2050.

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Country Success Stories

Women are realizing important gains in public representation. These countries have the highest portion of women representatives in public office. Click 'Explore' to find out why.

Turks and Caicos Islands

Jordan

Suriname

Swaziland