U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres, seeking another term, has just been graded by a feminist group on his work in 2020 promoting women’s rights.
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The widely shared hopes in 2016 that a woman could finally be elected secretary-general of the United Nations at the end of Ban Ki-moon’s two terms were crushed when the big powers chose a man from a large field of candidates from across the world—seven women and six men.
The General Assembly formally confirmed the Security Council’s choice. Unbroken male dominance of the job since the founding…