A report of the Pacific Private Sector Development Initiative (PSDI) found that 15% of Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) in Vanuatu are women, higher than the 4% global average and 13% Pacific-wide average.

“However, in Vanuatu boardrooms, 18% of Board Directors and 8% of Board Chairs are women-higher than the global averages of 17% and 5% respectively, but lower than he Pacific-wide averages of 21% and 11% respectively,” according to the PSDI’s Leadership Matter: Benchmarking Women in Business Leadership in the Pacific Report.