ITU Gender Equality & Mainstreaming (GEM) Policy aims to present a shared vision for integrating a gender perspective throughout ITU. It also helps bring ITU into line with the UN System-Wide Action Plan (UN-SWAP) on gender empowerment, which has been endorsed by ITU. The main policy objectives are:
- To allow men and women to contribute equally to the work of the organization.
- To allow men and women to benefit equally from ICTs, to help reduce inequalities.
- To strengthen gender mainstreaming in ITUís activities.
- To provide an accountability framework for internal monitoring.