Women leaders tackle gender equality at Iceland summit

Published in the Research School of Physics Event Horizon
Vol43 Issue46 4–8 December 2017

Women leaders tackle gender equality at Iceland summit

Over 400 women political leaders from around the world met in Iceland on Wednesday for an annual summit aimed at promoting gender equality inside and outside of the political sphere.

The summit sponsored by the Women Political Leaders Global Forum comes amid the sexual misconduct scandal that has rocked the world of politics, as well as the entertainment and media industries.

In Iceland, often regarded as a champion of gender equality, hundreds of women in politics have signed a pledge against sexual harassment and urged male colleagues to change their behavior.

For more information, please see: http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/women-leaders-tackle-gender-equality-iceland-summit-51456668

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