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Table 1 African Union Policy Categories 1963-2010 (in descending order)

From: Positioning women's and children's health in African union policy-making: a policy analysis

Policy categories 1963-1970 1971-1980 1981-1990 1991-2000 2001-2010 Total
Peace and security 32 42% 38 43% 43 36% 35 24% 73 16% 221 25%
Political affairs 10 13% 7 8% 15 13% 27 19% 93 20% 152 17%
African Union governance 24 32% 10 11% 19 16% 8 6% 67 15% 128 14%
Social affairs 2 3% 8 9% 10 8% 21 15% 61 13% 102 12%
Economic affairs 2 3% 4 5% 22 18% 25 17% 48 11% 101 11%
Cross-cutting policies 3 4% 10 11% 4 3% 10 7% 48 11% 75 8%
Rural economy, agriculture 0 0% 2 2% 2 2% 5 3% 30 7% 39 4%
Human resources, science, technology 3 4% 3 3% 2 2% 6 4% 17 4% 31 4%
Trade and industry 0 0% 2 2% 2 2% 6 4% 15 3% 25 3%
Infrastructure and energy 0 0% 4 5% 1 1% 0 0% 5 1% 10 1%
Total 76 100% 88 100% 120 100% 143 100% 457 100% 884 100%