Why is Kofi Annan not a woman?

by Andreas von Warburg and Erika Suban

Why is Kofi Annan not a woman? film poster
Runtime: 41′

On Women’s Day 2006, Kofi Annan said, “the world is ready for a woman Secretary-General.” However in its 60 year history no woman has yet led the United Nations.

“Why is Kofi Annan not a woman?” aims at exploring gender and leadership issues within the United Nations and the advancements made so far within this area.

The film was followed by a discussion with Osnat Lubrani, Director of the UNIFEM Brussels office.

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