UCL Institute for Global Prosperity


Despite setbacks, women are closing the gender gap. But there's still plenty to fight for

26 January 2018

IGP Director Professor Henrietta Moore publishes an article for The National about the cultural and social change needed for true gender equality

Rwanda's foreign minister Louise Mushikiwabo, pictured here at the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, is one of the women making up 61 per cent of politicians in parliament / Bloomberg

"...even when women achieve success and status, equal respect isn't always forthcoming."

Men and women continued to be pushed towards roles certain roles and away from others. In this article, Professor Henrietta Moore explores why this is and what social, cultural and economic consequences this is having. 

Read the article in full here