Why do so few women lead countries?

The world rightly celebrated the election of Tsai Ing-wen to the Taiwanese Presidency and Hilda Heine as the first female President of the Marshall Islands.  They will join German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, Chilean President Michelle Bachelet, Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, South Korean President Park Geun-hye, Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and the 10 other female leaders elected to run a tiny subset of the world’s 196 countries.

More information: http://justactions.org/why-do-so-few-women-lead-countries/

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