SDG 5 · Indicator
Proportion of women in ministerial positions
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Major challenges remain
Women in ministerial level positions is the proportion of women in ministerial or equivalent positions (including deputy prime ministers) in the government. Prime Ministers/Heads of Government are included when they hold ministerial portfolios. Vice-Presidents and heads of governmental or public agencies are excluded.
The long-term objective for this indicator is a value of .
World Bank from Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU). Women in Politics.