Gender Equality and Mainstreaming Policy approved by ITU Council

ITU Gender Equality & Mainstreaming (GEM) Policy aims to present a shared vision for integrating a gender perspective throughout ITU. It also helps bring ITU into line with the UN System-Wide Action Plan (UN-SWAP) on gender empowerment, which has been endorsed by ITU. The main policy objectives are:

  • To allow men and women to contribute equally to the work of the organization.
  • To allow men and women to benefit equally from ICTs, to help reduce inequalities.
  • To strengthen gender mainstreaming in ITU’s activities.
  • To provide an accountability framework for internal monitoring.

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