The Foreign Policy Survey: Women in Politics

Foreign Policy Magazine

Women constitute a mere 20% of the world's parliaments, and make up approximately 17% of cabinet positions. Why aren't there more women leaders, and is there any hope of change in the future? Foreign Policy asked top female leaders around the world to share the worst cases of sexism in politics, the biggest obstacles for aspiring female politicians, and the best ways to bring more women to the negotiating table.