The International Labour Organization and the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals  recognized gender equality as a human right issue and a matter of social justice. This is because women constitute more than half of the population and more than one third of the workforce globally. Nevertheless, discrimination against women is at its harshest when it... comes to employment in the public sector.
Towards these ends, the project provides training for women political candidates. Female civil servants will become more proficient to lead on policy and programming.  Focused programming will be offered on executive leadership level training, and gender-specific policy training.  The work will also include working with male leadership across government on how to be champions for women’s advancement.
IOG Team member, the Honourable Marie-P. Charette-Poulin, is discussing the upcoming Women Cohort in Iraq at the University of Karbala with the Dean of the Veterinary Medical College on July 10th ‎20