The 51 Percent: The long road to parity

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Women in News thinks it’s important to discuss the gender gap, whether it’s in news media or in parliament.

In this special edition, France 24’s “The 51%” is in Amman, Jordan covering the Women in Parliament Global Summit, organised in conjunction with the OECD. Some 400 women politicians and policy-makers met to discuss ways of closing the gender gap in politics. But how do you reach parity when so many still believe politics is strictly for men?