Commonwealth Nations Meet To Assess Progress Toward Gender Equality

The Guardian: Commonwealth ministers look to revitalize progress on gender equality
“Ministers from across the Commonwealth are meeting in Kenya this week to discuss ways to accelerate efforts to end gender inequality. Gender and women’s affairs ministers from 53 states will explore the gains and the gaping holes in progress in several key areas, including women in leadership, ending violence, and increasing access to family planning services. … The Commonwealth’s annual report on gender equality, expected to be published later this year, shows existing efforts are not effecting significant, lasting change…” (Ford, 9/19).