This data analysis is from Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA). Here is an excerpt:
When disaggregated by regions (Figure 1.), data from 242 EMBs in 208 countries and territories shows that the percentages indicating the number of women chairing EMBs are below the global average on three continents, with Asia recording the lowest numbers (10%), followed by Oceania (11%) and Africa (19%).
Europe (24%) is slightly above the global average, while the Americas (36%) have the highest percentage of women chairs of EMBs compared to the rest of the regions.
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