#GAReads | Male-dominated panels still rule conferences, study finds


"Male-dominated panels still rule conferences, study finds":

Male-dominated panels - or “manels” - remain prevalent at policy events in the European Union, with women averaging only one in four conference speakers, a report has found. 

Despite women’s campaigns globally for proportionate representation in policy-making across society, the report found that little progress had been made at congresses over the five years it reviewed. 

Only one out of almost two dozen annual high-profile policy meetings studied by the Open Society Foundations had invited as many women as men to speak at the conference.

Read Samantha Koester's full article at Reuters here…