First Female US Vice President-Elect!

First US Vice President-Elect, Kamala Harris
US Vice President-Elect, Kamala Harris. Photo: Flickr/Gage Skidmore

70 countries have chosen a woman as their highest political leader. Women made up 24% of members of national legislatures around the world. No country has achieved parity yet. But, with the new US VP-elect Kamala Harris, we see another important step towards achieving gender equality!

One Earth Future’s Our Secure Future (OSF) program works as a bipartisan effort to support the Women, Peace and Security agenda, with the belief that peace is not possible without women at the decision-making table.

Read more about why the election of Kamala Harris and having a diverse group of people making decisions improves legislation, national security and policy outcomes for all. 

 

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