Women and decision-making
Published to Promote the Goals of the Beijing Declaration and the Platform for Action
October 1997, of DAW's newsletter Women2000:
"Women and decision-making"


The perils of stereotyping

Where are the women decision-makers today?

Increasing women's participation in decision-making

Alternative routes to power and influence

Closing comments


Notable Events

This issue of women 2000 was compiled by the staff of the United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women from material prepared in connection with expert group meetings organized by the Division and from other sources.

Cover photo taken by Vassili Potapov, UNOMSA Observer, shows a young girl during preparations for first non-racial general elections, East Rand, Katlehong, South Africa, April 1994.

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