Civil and political rights - Romania

Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in Public Administration - Romania case study

04.05.2018 / Created by (EMWF)

This study was conducted within the framework of UNDP Global Initiative on Gender Equality in Public Administration (GEPA) which focuses on (i) Supporting women’s empowerment and expanded participation and leadership in the executive branch of the state; and (ii) Contributing to the availability of up-to-date information on gender equality in public administration and of evidence and analysis to facilitate informed policy and decision-making.

In this specific case study, Romania was chosen for a range of reasons, including its relatively good gender balance in the public administration. The study is based on the literature and national policy documents on the development of national gender equality policies and mechanisms. It also draws on interviews with key figures on: Legislative and administrative changes in the public administration; Gender equality policies and institutions; Roles and mandate of institutions; Advancing factors and obstacles to women‘s equal participation.


  • Type of publication : Study / Report
  • Author : United Nations Development Programme – UNDP
  • Publishing house : United Nations Development Programme – UNDP
  • Publication date : 2014
  • Number of pages : 64
  • Language : English


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