Anne Marie Goetz, UNIFEM’s Chief Advisor on Governance, Peace and Security supplied a framework for addressing issues of gender and governance in development.

Connections between politicians and women’s groups may support efforts to promote gender equality in legislation. Getting more women into public office and decision-making positions is an important issue about equal opportunities and ultimately human rights, but it will not necessarily produce better quality governance from a gender perspective.

Anne Marie Goetz, “Gender and Good Governance”

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