IFRC vows an ambitious female leadership target

BANGKOK — The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies has a new target for its offices across Asia and the Pacific: By 2020, the humanitarian aid organization aims to see women in half of its senior leadership roles.

More than one-third of leadership positions in the IFRC Asia-Pacific team are currently occupied by women, but “we need to improve, and we will,” said IFRC’s Asia Pacific Regional Director Xavier Castellanos — IFRC works in support of 38 National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

More information: https://www.devex.com/news/ifrc-vows-an-ambitious-female-leadership-target-93143

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