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Still Behind the Curve

Still Behind the Curve


Renata Hessmann Dalaqua, Kjølv Egeland, Torbjørn Graff Hugo

The publication Still Behind the Curve — presents figures and analysis on gender balance in multilateral forums dealing with arms control, non-proliferation and disarmament. Based on extensive quantitative analysis, this paper shows that women diplomats are significantly underrepresented in multilateral forums, nearly twenty years after the landmark Security Council resolution 1325 on women, peace and security. It analyses obstacles hindering the full and equal participation of women in disarmament and international security. Drawing on focus group discussions organized by UNIDIR Gender & Disarmament Programme, the study shares the views and reflections of diplomats on gendered patterns in disarmament. 

Renata Hessmann Dalaqua, Kjølv Egeland, Torbjørn Graff Hugo. 2019. “Still Behind the Curve.” Geneva, Switzerland: UNIDIR.

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