A Matter of Democracy: Gender Equal Participation in Foreign Politics

Lena Holzer – The recent foraus-blog on the election of Ana Brnabić as first female, and lesbian, Prime Minister of Serbia, touches upon the broader issue of the underrepresentation of women and LGBTIQ people in public decision-making institutions. In Switzerland, only 29% of parliamentarians are female and only 17% of top leadership positions in the Swiss Foreign Ministry are held by a woman. But why […]