News

July 8, 2021

GIRL launches UNDP-Pitt global report on Gender Equality in Public Administration at UN High-Level Political Forum

GIRL Co-Directors Muge Finkel and Melanie Hughes have co-authored a new report global report with UNDP on gender equality in public administration globally. Access the report...

March 22, 2021

Research by GIRL, UNDP, & UN Women Reveals Global Gender Inequalities on COVID-19 Task Forces

GIRL researchers have collaborated with UNDP and UN Women to collect data on women's membership on and leadership of 225 COVID-19 task forces in 137 countries. 

March 18, 2021

Co-Director Müge Finkel Panelist at 65th Commission on the Status of Women

Dr. Finkel offered brief remarks on GIRL's research, in collaboration with UNDP and UN Women, on gender inequality on COVID-19 task forces. To watch, go to the...

October 6, 2020

Co-Director Müge Finkel Presented at UN Women Expert Group Meeting

On October 5, Müge Finkel presented, "Women's Inclusion in Public Administration Decision-making Worldwide: Facing Down the Challenges to Measurement & Data Harmonization," a working paper co-...

September 24, 2020

GIRL Research Assistants Contribute to UNDP Regional Report, Now Live

GIRL's current and former research assistants -- Rebecca Holland, Brittany Duncan, and Jaime Mikush -- contributed to the UNDP reports (2017, 2020) on gender equality in...

Launch: GEPA Report LAC
September 12, 2020

GIRL Co-Directors to Speak at UNDP Report Launch

On Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at 10am ET, UNDP will launch a regional report on Gender Equality in Public Administration in Latin America and the Caribbean. The event will showcase the results...

Two women standing at UN podium
January 16, 2020

GIRL Awarded Grant from United Nations

Mü​ge Finkel and Melanie Hughes were awarded a grant from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in support of their research on gender equality in public administration (GEPA). Their...

CSW63 Commision on the Status of Women
March 5, 2019

GIRL to Present at 63rd CSW

GIRL Co-Directors Melanie Hughes and Müge Finkel will participate in a high-level roundtable discussion on “Gender Equality in Public Institutions for Sustaining Peace” at the 63rd Commission on...