Women's representation in political decision-making continues to rise slowly, with slight improvements since 2017, according to the data presented in the 2019 edition of the biennial IPU-UN Women map of Women in Politics. The map was launched at a press conference during the Commission on the Status.
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15 September 2017UN News Centre
This week UN Secretary-General António Guterres launched a new strategy to achieve gender parity across the United Nations - something he described as "an urgent need, a moral duty, an operational necessity - and a personal priority."