Alas, more sad news….
A recent court case in New York confirmed that you can’t sue United Nations officials on the basis of gender discrimination. Lucky for them. A quick look at UN practices in hiring, promotions, assignments, dispute settlement, compensation and high-level appointments suggests a clear and systematic pattern of bias against women. “If the UN were a private company located in New York City, it might have gone bankrupt years ago from paying off gender discrimination settlements,” says one UN insider, a man with long experience in these issues with only slight hyperbole.
Read more here: The UN and Women: Walking the walk on Empowerment?