Resolution to amend the Democrats Abroad Charter to provide for leadership diversity based on gender rather than sex

 

Proposed by Julia Bryan (International Secretary) and Christina Skovsgaard (Norway)

BE IT RESOLVED, that Section 4.4 of the Democrats Abroad Charter shall be amended by striking the phrase “shall be of opposite sex” and replacing with “shall not be of the same gender”.   The full text of amended section shall read as follows:

“Section 4.4 (Gender Balance of International Chair and International Vice Chair) The International Chair and International Vice Chair shall not be of the same gender, and shall be from different Country Committees.”

 

Proposed: February 21, 2017