|This report was prepared as part of the first phase of a new United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) global initiative on Gender Equality in Public Administration (GEPA). It is a joint effort of the Gender Team and Democratic Governance Group in UNDP. Publication of the report took place under the leadership of Eugenia Piza-Lopez.
The report was authored by Ana Laura Rodriguez with assistance from Samantha Plummer, Veronica Trimmino and Ana Nieto. Research coordination and contributions were provided by Ana Laura Rodriguez Gusta.