Equal Representation & Participation Award – Government
This award recognises government departments that have developed strategies or have already implemented measures for the progressive realisation of a greater representation and meaningful participation of women in decision-making structures, which must include:
- setting targets for such representation and participation;
- building women’s capacity to participate;
- enhancing the understanding and attitudes of men to accept the capabilities and participation of women as their equals; and
- developing support mechanisms for women.