World Conference on Women


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Topic A: Women in Corporate/Governance Structures Article 102 of the constitution of the Republic of Ecuador declares that ‘the State shall promote the equitable participation of women and men as candidates in the popular electoral processes, in the organisms of control and political parties.’

Despite the challenges faced by the state in order to filter more women into politics and beyond, a number of programs have been established by the state and by the continent as a whole in order to place indigenous girls and women into higher education structures so that they may have a brighter future. One of the most successful programs established by the South American continent is the establishment of gender quotas.The Republic of Ecuador ...