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  • At current rate, it will take 50 years to achieve gender parity in parliaments globally

    At current rate, it will take 50 years to achieve gender parity in parliaments globally

    Although progress has been steady over the past few years, it is still excruciatingly slow and at the current rate, it will take another 50 years before gender parity is achieved in parliaments worldwide, the report states, adding that as at 1 January 2021, women accounted for 50 per cent or more of members in just three parliaments, include Rwanda, Cuba and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

    March 8, 2021