2018, women and political leadership – female heads of state and heads of government

We should expect that every year, women would be more numerous in occupying the highest offices in their countries. However, numbers from February 2018 show that no progress has been made in comparison with 2017. Currently, there are only 20 women … Continue reading 2018, women and political leadership – female heads of state and heads of government

2017, women and political leadership – female heads of State and heads of government

For data for 2018 click here.   There are currently 20 women holding the office of the head of state or head of governement, which represents 6,3% of the total of 315 world leaders. This number represents a small decrease … Continue reading 2017, women and political leadership – female heads of State and heads of government

2015, women and political leadership – female heads of state and heads of government

For updated 2016 version please click here   The International Women’s Day is approaching and a lot of politicians are speaking about women empowerment and leadership. I decided thus to create a list of female leaders in the world. The … Continue reading 2015, women and political leadership – female heads of state and heads of government