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Women’s under-representation in disarmament discussions should be key talking point

Women’s under-representation in disarmament discussions should be key talking point
19 Jul 2019 ,

Making sure that more women take part in arms control talks should be a key priority for all countries, UN researchers said on Thursday, after publishing a report showing that female delegates are significantly under-represented in key discussions about weapons of mass destruction.

In an interview with Daniel Johnson from UN News, Renata Dwan - Director of the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR), and report author Renata Hessmann Dalaqua - explain why this traditionally male-dominated area, has been slow to change.

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