Directorate for Public Governance


Women, Government and Policy Making in OECD Countries

Fostering Diversity for Inclusive Growth

Achieving gender equality in the economy and in the political leadership remains an ongoing challenge across the world. This report aims to address this gap. It  provides comparative data and policy benchmarks on women's access to public leadership and inclusive gender-responsive policy-making across OECD countries. The report is prepared in the context of the OECD Gender Initiative, launched by the OECD Ministers.

Published on April 03, 2014Also available in: Spanish


Foreword and Acknowledgements
Executive summary
Mapping women's access to public life in OECD countries
Women's leadership in public life
Women as public employees
Institutional dimensions of gender equality
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