Author: Bruna Rego

Have you ever wondered why men and women aren’t viewed equally? What is driving the statistics that inhibit society from reaching true equality? What is behind the figures of women’s share of the presence in society and politics? The Reykjavik Index for Leadership 2018 revealed that behind all the figures for participation in boardrooms or […]

Female politicians from Europe to Australia and New Zealand, Asia, as well as Africa and Central America showed to young girls that woman’s place is in politics. To celebrate the International Day of the Girl (IDG) 2019, Women Political Leaders (WPL) connected accomplished female politicians with #Girl2Leader young girls. The initiative, running on social media, […]

At the OECD Parliamentary in Paris, Parliamentarians shared their insights and strategies regarding Artificial Intelligence (AI ). Female politicians responded to Women Political Leaders’ call and joined the meeting to contribute to important discussions on the future role of AI in areas such as politics, economics, and society. In a political landscape which sees a […]

Only 50 per cent of women participate in the labour market in Latin America. The price to pay for the whole region?  A lower level of well-being of the population and negative impacts on the development process for this part of the world. The many protests sparking in Latin America in 2019 shouldn’t come as […]

At its second edition, the Reykjavik Global Forum – Women Leaders 2019 created positive measurable impact. The 500 outstanding people who travelled to Iceland have shown the global community that it is possible to turn words into concrete steps. At the Forum, Presidents, Prime Ministers, and political leaders, suggested how to realise change in conversation […]

The Report of the first-ever WPL Summit held in Asia-Pacific region is now availabe. Click here to read the Report. It includes relevant information on the Outcome Declaration, as well as on sessions, speeches, and participants. In June 2019, hundrends women politicians from 87 countries convened for the annual WPL Summit, co-hosted by the Japanese […]

On 25 September, Women Political Leaders held the panel “When women lead” at the UN General Assembly, as part of the SDG Action zone regarding SDG target 5.5…

During the third and fourth week of September, WPL and partners have organised a series of events to capitalise on the presence of leading leaders in the city of New York…

Welcome to the 11 leading women politicians worldwide who have been officially appointed by the relevant political leadership entity of their…

In less than one month, the most powerful female leaders from the world will meet in Reykjavík for the 2019 edition of The Reykjavík Global Forum…

One of the places where women have been dramatically underrepresented is in national and international peace processes. Women Political Leaders (WPL) is determined to highlight the work of women in the peace and security space, and encourages women around the globe to demand and take their seats at the table for these pivotal decision making […]

Can online abuse wound even more than actual physical violence? Social media was created to bring people together and give visibility to projects and initiatives. Unfortunately, they can turn into a double-edged sword. According to a recent report by the United Nations, 95% of all online aggression or insulting behaviour is directed at women.   A survey […]