How Long Do You Have to Wait to Hear a Woman at the UNGA? 53 Speakers, to Be Exact

by Stéphanie Fillion. Read more on PassBlue.

President Zuzana Caputova of Slovakia spoke at last year’s opening session of the General Assembly, and is the first woman to speak at this year’s, albeit 53rd on the list. RICK BAJORNAS/UN PHOTO

The first woman scheduled to speak at this year’s opening session of the United Nations General Assembly is 53rd on the list of about 119 heads of state —…

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